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What you'll learn
Hypertension is one of the most common conditions in people suffering from diabetes. Furthermore, it is a comorbidity that substantially contributes to death and disability leading to complications such as macrovascular and microvascular. The treatment of hypertension should be a primary consideration while assessing the clinical priorities for patients with diabetes. Even though hypertension is found to be an occurrence in non-diabetic patients, the prevalence of the condition in diabetic patients is twice as much as that in the non-diabetic ones. Furthermore, the presence of hypertension increases the risk of diabetes, and on the other hand, diabetes promotes vulnerability of the patient towards hypertension, because of which it is important for doctors and physicians to understand the aspects of hypertension in diabetes patients that are covered in this one of the most comprehensive hypertension courses online.
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Key concepts covered include:
Attendees will acquire a complete overview on
- What is hypertension and diabetes.
- Latest classification of hypertension
- Emphasis on accuracy of BP measurements
- Diagnosing HTN in diabetic patients, lifestyle modifications required,
- Pharmacological interventions
- Risk management all of which are completely evidence-based
He has graduated from the American University Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon in June 1985 and holder of Fellowship of Royal College of General Practitioners (FRCGP) in U.K. & Arab Board Certification in Family Medicine specialty. He is co-director, lecturer, clinical trainer, public speaker, medical conference chairman & organizer who believes in the great potentials of family physician role in community. His expertise ranges from clinical ,being clinician for more than 30 years, academic to managerial skills. His main contributions in his career include empowering of the family medicine residency program in Dubai, updating medical knowledge of family physicians through organizing medical conferences & workshops in addition to enhancing patient health education processes resulting in gaining a lots of colleagues’ & patients’ love & appreciation over years. His managerial skills extend for more than 30 years in different positions in his career journey as doctor in charge, member of executive committees and co-director of family medicine residency program In DHA which were augmented through obtaining Healthcare Leadership Certificate from Cornell University, USA. He developed his academic skills over the last 30 years through obtaining excellence in Family Practice teaching course & International Examiners Course from Royal College of General Practitioners, U.K and Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education, from Keele University, U.K. He has been chosen as among the top 25 family physicians in Dubai and he has achieved the first rank as the leader of the team of the year 2017 at Al Zahra Hospital Dubai.