Dr. Clarence Grim

Primary Care, Endocrinology
Stateline, NV
59 years experience male

Locations

High Blood Pressure Consulting

Stateline

Address

420 Kingsbury Grade Road, Stateline
Directions

Insurances accepted

United Wisconsin

High Blood Pressure Consulting

Milwaukee

About

Bio

I specialize in Internal Medicine with a focus on difficult high blood pressure from any cause. I stress the addition of the DASH eating plan and how to monitor it to help control your high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, osteoporosis, and risk of cancer. My 250+ publications and 60 yr expertise includes Primary Aldosteronism (adults and children) low blood potassium, Renal Artery Stenosis, Pheochromocytoma, blood pressure measurement devices and self measurement

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Endocrinology

Cardiology

Geriatrics

Internal Medicine

Nephrology and Dialysis

Licenses

United States: California, Nevada, Wisconsin

Doctor Q&A

9.1K Answers
338 Agrees
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A member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Sx of Gest HTN: Usually there are none and it sneaks up on you. The only way to pick it up is to have your BP measured regularly by your team. Like non-preg HTN it i... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Renal artery stenose: 44M asks if kidney infection be a sign of RAS? ANS: I have been doing RAS care fof 50 years and never seen a patient who also had kidney infection as ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
HBP/renal Dis: 31 from Palo Alto wants to know if HBP and kidney disease are related. YES!! The most common cause of kidney failure and dialysis is due to high blood... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
It will depend on how regular the afib is. If irregularly irregular then likely afib.
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
What do 4 HTN?: Search our files for my answers to this. I cannot seem to find one to recycle. But in short. Repeat readings over a month or so. If + FHx then recomme... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Mushrooms BP: The only ones I know that will lower BP do so by killing you. I would avoid them.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Genes age ethnicity and diet.?
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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
HBP symptoms: Almost all with HTN have no symptoms till have stroke, heart or kidney failure, or heart attack or die suddenly. This is the reason it is called the ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Pheo Sx: 31 asks I have many of the symptoms of pheochromocytoma. Does that mean I have it. In my 50 years of looking for Pheos I have found that symptoms are ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
High salt: 50F asks; Will the baby have higher than normal blood pressure from my high salt diet? ANS: that depends if your baby has salt sensitive high blood pr... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Pheochromocytoma: Usually by surgery. There are meds to treat it with before surgery to control BP and if malignant there are other drugs. I specializes in this and ha... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Post transplant hen: What is post renal transplant hypertension? ANS: high blood pressure that develops after transplant of kidney Many causes including rejection, stenosi... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
If it were me I would ask my Cardiologists.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Solace: If you need it yes. If not no. Liquid works better in some. Let's chat to get a better answer for YOU!
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A member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Cramps: Most likely you have low body K because. You are eating too much salt and not enough K. Have your dr do a 24 hr urine for Na and K. Could also have Co... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Chest plate hurts: 1. Car accident and hit chest on steering wheel? 2 Fell on chest. 3. Pleurisy 4. Pneumonia I want to help you narrow these down so you can get bette... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Crohn's is a complicated problem and often needs specialist care to help guide treatment. I you have not been seen recently by a local expert I recom... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
DASH diet HTN: Yes it is the best way we know how to prevent and treat HTN. Recommend the book by Thomas Moore et al. I specialize in high blood pressure and and s... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Polyuria: Too much fluid in. Diabetes REnal failure UTI Alcoholism' Low blood K. I specialize in this and here for next 2 hours.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
It is the most common cause of renal failure and need for dialysis. It kills the glomeruli.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Pinched pimple: Will go away. How long? I would recall the last time you did this and how long it took. Should be about the same. Everyone is different. I would not ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Diarrhea: 43 F asks: How long do penicillin side effects like diarrhea last? Imodium ad doesn't help. What about probiotics? ANS: if you have C Diff diarrhea it... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Stress: If you have given your Dr all of the information and his examination is normal and basic labs are normal including EKG and your family history of earl... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Healing from tonsil: Everyone is different. When scab is gone should be healed.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Tattoos : I would ask the medical licensing board or Tattoo lic Board.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Aldo concentration?: The concentration of a analyte is the amount of the substance in a specified volume of blood. So is Aldo concentration is 10 it may mean there are 1... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
I would go online and complete the Epsworth sleep scale and share with your team. Go to uptodate.com and ready about Google sleep practices. Zzzzzz.... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Abd ultrasound: I'm having a complete abdominal ultra sound tomorrow could you tell me if my female organs will be looked at in this test? ANS: that would be expected... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
No sleep: 1. you die 2. you go to sleep when you don't want to such as driving and you die or kill someone else. Discuss with your Dr.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Miscarriage bleeding: 27 F: Hi, I had a miscarriage mid September. I am still bleeding as of today. It never stopped... should I be worried? ANS: Yes you should be worried.... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Pyleonephritis: Yes Especially if you have high blood pressure from the pyelo.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Liver tumor Rx: 52 M askes" Is ablative treatment using current effective in treating large size liver tumor? ANS: this will depend on the type of tumor and their exp... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Painful swallowing: F unknown age or medical Hx or ethnicity asks: For 3 months I have had painful swallowing, sometimes feels like food gets caught in my throat. painful... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Conjunctivitis: Sounds like conjunctivitis. Easily treated. Go to you Dr. today would be good.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
DVT?: 54 F I awoke with a throbbing pain in my upper inner left thigh. Possible dvt? Should I wait until morning to get it checked out? No redness or edema ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Ketosis catabolism: catabolism is the breaking down of stuff you eat for your body makes. One result is ketosis. Good google question for more details.
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A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Bleeding nose: A blood vessel has ruptured. Need to look in there and see where. High blood pressure? taking aspirin? Dry air?
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Knee sleeve: Discuss with the prescribing Dr. who knows you best.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Lump on calf: Discuss with your Dr. My first guess if varicose vein. Run in family?
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Period: Happy birthday. Welcome to woman hood and variable periods. I would not worry but best to talk to your Dr as they know you best.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Soda Pancreatic Ca: I would say virtually none. I know of no data that suggests that soda increases risk of pancreatic cancer. More likely to kill you thru getting diabet... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Adrenal fatigue: 29F asks can adrenals really get stressed out? I am not aware of any studies in peer reviewed journals that suggest that in humans stress will lead to... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Muscle spasms : Find out the cause. Have your team check your blood potassium is where I would start.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Ears: Only if you want to get a lot sicker. See your dr.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Cramps: in hands, or feet or back or legs or fingers or what?
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A member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Cough SOB ?COVID19: Could be. Many who get infected had NO symptoms. Have you been around anyone with COVID-19 Ask your doctor if you qualify for a test or call the loca... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Baroreflex failure: The purpose of the baroreflex control system is to keep blood flow to the brain constant by adjusting heart rate, microcirculation and heart contract... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Bubbles in urine.: I assume you mean when it is in the toilet and that you are not peeing bubbles? The ability of the urine to form bubbles when peeing into the toilet ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
BB and public speaki: Some find it useful. Talk to your team and get their opinion
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Old propranolol : Not sure what a body of 150/80 is? Height in cm/et in kilos? Almost all meds are good years after they have expired. Best way to tell is to take one. ... Read More
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Jan 17, 2022
I asked a question here & Dr Grim chose to reply even though my question was about plastic surgery, which he doesn't practice. His reply was rude, condescending & unhelpful to say the least. He could ...Read More
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Jan 9, 2023
Dr.Grim is a great professional thorough with answers he will even follow up with more information if needed which shows he has passion and empathy and genuinely cares for the members questions on Hea...Read More
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Oct 26, 2016
Dr Grimm has be very kind in answering my question with his professional advice which greatly appreciated too.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I contracted sexually from a veteran! So I suffer medically from military causes, but receive no benefits. An ex-ID military dr. told me it is a Government Coverup bec...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I will take your advice, getting him there might be hard was just in for 2 months after antibiotic turned Cdiff turned mega toxic bowel having to have bowel resection . ...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks for the input! I'm currently a DC student studying heart exams and wanted to be sure I'm on the correct track of thinking. I'm sure there'd need to be other con...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, MO
Graduated 1964MD

Residency

DUKE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN HEALTH SYSTEM

Residency

UCLA

Awards

1990 University of Missouri Medical Alumni Citation of Merit as the outstanding graduate of the University of Missouri, Columbia, Medical School.
1982-3 Warren McDonald International Visiting Scientist Award. Australian Heart Foundation. Howard Florey Research Foundation, Melbourne, Australia
1979 and 2005 Listed in The Best Doctors in America (see 1979 above).

Affiliations

American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, American Society of Hypertension, International Society for Hypertension in Black, AHA Council for High Blood Pressure Research

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366 ratings

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58-year-old male
May 28, 2023 Fort Bragg, CA
40-year-old female
Apr 1, 2023 Fort Bragg, CA
Thank you, for the advice. I wish we had a walk in clinic open on the weekends
28-year-old male
Mar 20, 2023 Whittier, CA
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