Hypertension treatment guidelines & how to incorporate the DASH diet

Reviewed by:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Director of Health Informatics
Last updated on December 7, 2021

On December 5, 2021, in the HealthTap Network Doctor quarterly webinar, Dr. Clarence Grim, MS, MD, an endocrinologist and expert in complex hypertension management, presented new guidance on treating hypertension with a focus on how to use the DASH diet. Dr. Grim has 60 years of experience in treating difficult high blood pressure, including primary aldosteronism, low potassium, renal artery stenosis, and pheochromocytoma. This event was part of an ongoing educational series on current topics in medicine, which is exclusive to doctors in the HealthTap Network.

 

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More information about Dr. Grim

Dr. Clarence Grim earned his MD from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, MO and completed residencies at Duke University Hospital (Internal Medicine), University of Michigan Health System (Endocrinology), and UCLA (Geriatrics). He also completed fellowships at University of Michigan (Endocrinology) and Duke University Hospital (Nephrology and Dialysis). He has received numerous awards, including multiple HealthTap Top Doctor Awards for helping people on HealthTap. You can check out his bio and answers to member questions on his HealthTap profile page.

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