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Chronic kidney disease – Part 1 – The basics


By Julian Booker, MD I have spent a great deal of time discussing medical conditions that directly affect your heart or are a consequence of heart disease. Today’s topic is not specifically a heart related condition but is directly related … Continue reading

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Diastolic heart failure – Part 2 – goals of treatment


By Julian Booker, MD Your wife finally convinces you to go see your doctor because the two months of worsening shortness of breath is not getting better and seems to be getting worse. The doctor walks into the room where … Continue reading

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Diastolic heart failure – Part 1 – what it is


By Julian Booker, MD I have been debating writing this post for weeks and have successfully deferred it in favor of other posts. This morning, following a conversation with myheartspecialist, I decided to tackle the subject. My hesitance was borne … Continue reading

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