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  1. Blood-Clotting Disorders
  2. Blood and Lymph System Has links on complete blood count, sedimentation rate tests, and anemia. Also includes links to lymph topics such as swollen glands/other lumps under the skin and lymphedema.
  3. Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension)
  4. High Blood Pressure Provides links to information about high blood pressure. Describes what blood pressure is, high blood pressure's effect on health, and how high blood pressure is treated. Has links to lifestyle changes and medications used to treat high blood pressure.
  5. High Blood Pressure Covers causes and symptoms of high blood pressure. Explains systolic and diastolic pressure numbers. Looks at treatment and prevention steps. Includes risks of untreated high blood pressure such as heart attack, stroke, and kidney failure.
  6. Sickle Cell Disorders
  7. High Blood Pressure in Children
  8. Familial Lipid Disorders
  9. High Blood Pressure: Checking Your Blood Pressure at Home Explains why you should monitor your blood pressure at home and how it helps you be more in control of your own health care. Includes steps on how to take your blood pressure at home. Covers systolic and diastolic pressure measurements.
  10. Blood Pressure Screening
  11. Blood Tests for Preeclampsia
  12. Malignant High Blood Pressure
  13. Bruises and Blood Spots Under the Skin Discusses how and why bruises and blood spots might develop. Offers checklist to help you decide when to call a doctor. Offers home treatment and prevention tips.
  14. Secondary High Blood Pressure
  15. Home Blood Pressure Test
  16. Lifestyle Changes to Lower Blood Pressure Learn how healthy lifestyle changes can help lower your blood pressure.
  17. High Blood Pressure: The DASH Diet Learn how the DASH eating plan can help lower your blood pressure.
  18. Beta-Blockers for High Blood Pressure Looks at beta-blockers to lower blood pressure. Includes info on their use in people who have angina, aortic aneurysms, migraine headaches, or anxiety disorders. Covers side effects.
  19. Isolated Systolic High Blood Pressure
  20. Treating Low Blood Sugar
  21. Symptoms of Low Blood Sugar
  22. Symptoms of High Blood Sugar
  23. High Blood Pressure: Nutrition Tips
  24. Diuretics for High Blood Pressure
  25. Physical Exam for High Blood Pressure Lists what exam may include, such as questions about your past health, blood pressure measurements, and checking your heart, eyes, torso, arms, and legs. Includes why it is done and possible results.
  26. Other Medicines for High Blood Pressure
  27. Automated Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  28. The Effects of High Blood Pressure Learn how high blood pressure that isn't treated can cause serious health problems.
  29. Medicine for High Blood Pressure Learn how medicine can help lower your blood pressure.
  30. Treating High Blood Sugar
  31. Diabetes: Benefits of Blood Sugar Testing Learn how testing helps you make the connection between blood sugar levels and daily activities.
  32. Diabetes: Checking Your Blood Sugar Describes monitoring blood sugar levels in those with diabetes. Covers list of supplies needed, including blood sugar meter, testing strips, and lancet. Gives step-by-step instructions. Links to info on type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes.
  33. Diabetes: Testing Your Blood Sugar Learn the best way to test blood sugar. Knowing your blood sugar levels helps you manage your diabetes.
  34. Blood Transfusions for Sickle Cell Disease
  35. Sodium and High Blood Pressure
  36. High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy
  37. Pregnancy and Chronic High Blood Pressure
  38. Diabetes: Dealing With Low Blood Sugar
  39. Lyme Disease: Role of Blood Tests
  40. Seizure Medicine Levels in Blood
  41. Home Blood Glucose Test Discusses test to measure blood sugar (glucose) levels in those who have diabetes. Covers why and how it is done. Looks at what might affect the test. Covers risks.
  42. Preventing Blood Clots in Leg Veins Learn how to prevent blood clots in leg veins when you must sit or lie down for long periods of time.
  43. Diabetes: Food and Your Blood Sugar Learn how your body turns carbohydrate foods into blood sugar.
  44. Blood Clots in the Leg Veins
  45. Diabetes: Blood Sugar Levels
  46. Gestational Diabetes: Testing Blood Sugar Learn why you need to test your blood sugar when you have gestational diabetes.
  47. How to Drain Blood From Under a Nail Learn an easy way to drain blood from a smashed fingernail or toenail.
  48. High Blood Pressure in African Americans
  49. High Blood Pressure Treatment Guidelines
  50. Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar) in People Without Diabetes Discusses hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) in people who don't have diabetes. Explains blood sugar (glucose) in the body. Describes symptoms of mild, moderate, and severe hypoglycemia. Covers treatment for sudden episodes and emergency situations.
  51. Diabetes-Related High and Low Blood Sugar Levels Discusses high and low blood sugar levels caused by diabetes. Suggests when to check blood sugar levels. Covers symptoms. Offers home treatment and prevention tips. Includes info on diabetes emergencies.
  52. High Blood Pressure: Make the Most of Home Monitoring Learn how using a home blood pressure monitor can give you better control of your health.
  53. High Blood Pressure: Taking Medicines Properly Covers importance of taking the right dose of the right high blood pressure medicines at the right time. Explains how medicines control high blood pressure. Includes working with your doctor to make a plan for taking your medicines.
  54. High Blood Pressure: Using the DASH Diet Provides tips on adding DASH diet to stop high blood pressure. Includes sample DASH menu. Explains why adding more fruits and vegetables and low-fat dairy products helps lower high blood pressure. Includes working with experts to help plan menus.
  55. Gestational Diabetes: Dealing With Low Blood Sugar Discusses how to deal with low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) when you have gestational diabetes (diabetes that developed during pregnancy). Covers symptoms and complications of hypoglycemia. Offers tips on preventing and managing low blood sugar emergencies.
  56. Blood Pressure Numbers: When to Get Help
  57. High Blood Pressure: Over-the-Counter Medicines to Avoid
  58. Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors for High Blood Pressure
  59. Calcium Channel Blockers for High Blood Pressure Looks at calcium channel blockers to lower blood pressure. Lists generic and brand names like amlodipine (Norvasc), diltiazem (Cardizem), nifedipine (Procardia), and verapamil (Calan). Covers how they work and side effects.
  60. Tyrell's Story: Taking Pills for High Blood Pressure
  61. Direct Renin Inhibitors for High Blood Pressure Looks at direct renin inhibitors to help control high blood pressure. Lists generic name (aliskiren) and brand name (Tekturna). Covers how direct renin inhibitors work. Includes how well they work and side effects.
  62. Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (ARBs) for High Blood Pressure Looks at ARB medicines used to treat high blood pressure. Lists generic and brand names such as candesartan (Atacand) and irbesartan (Avapro). Covers how well they work and possible side effects. Warns against pregnant women taking ARBs.
  63. Diabetes in Children: Checking Blood Sugar in a Child Describes monitoring blood sugar levels in children with diabetes. Covers list of supplies needed, including blood sugar meter, testing strips, and lancet. Gives step-by-step instructions. Links to info on type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
  64. Deciding About Taking Blood Pressure Medicine Compare the pros and cons of taking medicine for your high blood pressure.
  65. Taking Blood Pressure Medicine: How Others Decided Hear what other people thought about as they decided whether to take blood pressure pills.
  66. High Blood Pressure: Should I Take Medicine? Guides you through the decision to take or not take medicine to treat high blood pressure. Explains what high blood pressure is and risks of not lowering it. Covers treatment choices and lifestyle changes.
  67. Erection Problems: Surgery on Penile Blood Vessels
  68. High Blood Pressure, Transient Ischemic Attack, and Stroke
  69. Diabetes: High or Low Blood Sugar in Young Children
  70. Diabetes: Dealing With Low Blood Sugar From Medicines
  71. Blood Thinners Other Than Warfarin: Taking Them Safely
  72. Diabetes: Dealing With Low Blood Sugar From Insulin
  73. Diabetes in Children: Treating Low Blood Sugar
  74. Oral Diabetes Medicines That Can Cause Low Blood Sugar
  75. After a Stroke: Taking a Blood Thinner for A-Fib Learn why it's important to take blood-thinning medicine after your stroke.
  76. Peripheral Arterial Disease: Pulse and Blood Pressure Measurement
  77. Gestational Diabetes: Checking Your Blood Sugar Describes monitoring blood sugar levels when you have gestational diabetes. Covers list of supplies needed, including blood sugar meter, testing strips, and lancet. Gives step-by-step instructions. Offers slideshow on using a blood sugar meter.
  78. Pregnancy and High Blood Pressure: Questions for Your Doctor
  79. Non-Diabetes Medicines That May Lower Blood Sugar
  80. Diabetes: Preventing High Blood Sugar Emergencies Discusses preventing high blood sugar (hyperglycemia) problems in a person with diabetes. Explains emergencies in type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Discusses treating infections early, being prepared, and drinking plenty of liquids.
  81. Diabetes in Children: Preventing High Blood Sugar Discusses high blood sugar (also called hyperglycemia) in children with diabetes. Covers symptoms. Offers tips on preventing high blood sugar emergencies. Covers when to seek emergency care.
  82. Non-Diabetes Medicines That May Raise Blood Sugar
  83. Technetium-Labeled Red Blood Cell Bleeding Scan
  84. Gloria's Story: Adding Activity to Help Control Blood Sugar
  85. Hormonal Birth Control: Risk of Blood Clots
  86. Diabetes: Care of Blood Sugar Test Supplies
  87. Pregnancy and the Increased Risk of Developing Blood Clots
  88. E. Coli Infection From Food or Water: Blood and Kidney Problems
  89. Iron Deficiency Anemia Covers iron deficiency anemia. Explains role of iron in making hemoglobin, part of red blood cells. Covers causes and symptoms. Includes info on tests used to diagnose anemia. Discusses foods that may help prevent anemia. Covers treatment with medicines.
  90. Preeclampsia Covers causes and symptoms of preeclampsia. Includes regular checkups with your doctor. Looks at prevention and treatment with close monitoring and possibly blood pressure medicine.
  91. Eclampsia (Seizures) and Preeclampsia
  92. Pulmonary Embolism Discusses primary cause (blood clot in the lungs) and symptoms of pulmonary embolism. Looks at treatment with thrombolytic medicines, blood thinners (anticoagulants), or surgery. Links to info on complications like pulmonary hypertension.
  93. Stool Tests for Colorectal Cancer
  94. Dialysis: Measuring How Well It Works
  95. Kawasaki Disease
  96. Childhood Vascular Tumors Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  97. Autoimmune Disease Tests
  98. Blisters Discusses causes of blisters, including injury and infection. Offers symptom checklist to help you decide when to call a doctor. Offers home treatment and prevention tips.
  99. Anticoagulants for Coronary Artery Disease Looks at medicines to slow blood clotting, also called blood thinners. Includes heparin and warfarin. Explains its use to lower risk of heart attack and stroke and use after angioplasty. Info on how well medicine works and side effects.
  100. Diabetes: Finger-Stick Test Learn how to use a finger-stick test to see how food or activity can change your blood sugar.

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