Medication Talk: First-Line Meds for Hypertension

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Special guest Luke Laffin, MD, FACC, the Co-Director, Center for Blood Pressure Disorders with the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic joins us to talkabout first-line meds for hypertension.

Listen in as they discuss nuances regarding selection of a first-line medication for the treatment of hypertension.

You’ll also hear practical advice from panelists on TRC’s Editorial Advisory Board:

  • Andrea Darby Stewart, MD, Associate Director, Honor Health Family Medicine Residency Program and Clinical Professor of Family, Community & Occupational Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix
  • Douglas S. Paauw, MD, MACP, Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine

For the purposes of disclosure, Dr. Luke Laffin reports relevant financial relationships with CRISPR Therapeutics [hyperlipidemia], Eli Lilly [obesity], Medtronic [hypertension] (honorarium); Arrowhead [hyperlipidemia], AstraZeneca [hyperlipidemia], Mineralys Therapeutics [hypertension] (grants/research support).

The other speakers have nothing to disclose. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

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