High blood pressure is the most common cardiovascular disease with serious health implications. While it is a condition that usually has no symptoms, undiagnosed it can cause serious damage to arteries and the heart, brain, and kidneys, and it is the leading cause of stroke. This talk focuses on the new guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of hypertension now, and what advancements to expect in the future. Speaker: Vivek Bhalla, MD, FASN, FAHA

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Vivek Bhalla, MD, FASN, FAHA
Assistant Professor of Medicine
(Nephrology), Stanford University Medical Center