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Cardioinhibitory Drugs

Therapeutic Use and Rationale<p>Therapeutic Uses of<br>Cardioinhibitory Drugs<p>Hypertension<br>• Angina<br>• Arrhythmias<br>• Heart failure (β-blockers only)<p>Cardioinhibitory …

Cardiostimulatory Drugs

Therapeutic Use and Rationale<p>Therapeutic Use of<br>Cardiostimulatory Drugs<p>Heart failure<br>• Shock<br>- cardiogenic<br>- hypovolemic<br>- septic<p>Cardiostimulatory drugs …

Vasodilator Drugs

Therapeutic Use and Rationale<p>Therapeutic Uses of Vasodilators<p>Systemic and pulmonary hypertension<br>• Heart failure<br>• Angina<p>As the name implies, vasodilator …

Diuretics

General Pharmacology<p>Renal handling of sodium and water<p>To understand the action of diuretics, it is first necessary to review how the kidney filters …

The Pharmacologic Treatment of Heart Failure

Causes of Heart Failure<p>Myocardial infarction<br>• Coronary atery disease<br>• Valve disease<br>• Idiopathic cardiomyopathy<br>• Viral or bacterial …

The Pharmacologic Treatment of Systemic Hypertension - Antihypertensive Drugs

Rationale for Pharmacologic Treatment of Hypertension<p>Patients with primary hypertension are generally treated with drugs that 1) reduce blood volume …

Coronary Artery Disease

The coronary arteries supply blood flow to the heart, and when functioning normally, they ensure adequate oxygenation of the myocardium at all levels …

Secondary Hypertension

Secondary hypertension accounts for approximately 5-10% of all cases of hypertension, with the remaining being primary hypertension. Secondary …

Primary (Essential) Hypertension

There are two broad categories of hypertension - primary (or essential) and secondary hypertension. Approximately 90-95% of patients diagnosed with …

Hypertension - Introduction

High blood pressure, termed "hypertension," is a condition that afflicts almost 1 billion people worldwide and is a leading cause of morbidity and …

DNA, Hot Pockets, & The Longest Word Ever: Crash Course Biology #11

DNA

DNA Structure and Replication: Crash Course Biology #10

Discovery of DNA Double Helix: Watson and Crick | Learn Science at Scitable

The First Piece of the Puzzle: Miescher Discovers DNA<p>Laying the Groundwork: Levene Investigates the Structure of DNA<p>Meanwhile, even as Miescher's …

RNA Transcription by RNA Polymerase: Prokaryotes vs Eukaryotes | Learn Science at Scitable

Transcription: An Overview<p>Transcription in Bacteria<p>Transcription in Eukaryotes

RNA Splicing | Learn Science at Scitable

Early Studies in Bacteria<p>How Splicing Occurs<p>Self-Splicing and Alternative Splicing<p>The Past and Future of Introns

What is a Gene? Colinearity and Transcription Units | Learn Science at Scitable

In the early part of the twentieth century, scientists knew what genes did, but they did not know what they were. Francis Crick, one of the …

Translation: DNA to mRNA to Protein | Learn Science at Scitable

The genes in DNA encode protein molecules, which are the "workhorses" of the cell, carrying out all the functions necessary for life. For example, …

Errors in DNA Replication | Learn Science at Scitable

Errors Are a Natural Part of DNA Replication<p>After James Watson and Francis Crick published their model of the double-helix structure of DNA in 1953, …

Semi-Conservative DNA Replication | Learn Science at Scitable

Three Proposed Models for DNA Replication<p>Defining the Models<p>Making Predictions Based on the Models<p>Meselson and Stahl’s Elegant Experiment<p>Straight or …

Mutation, DNA Repair, and DNA Integrity | Learn Science at Scitable

DNA Repair Mechanisms and Human Disease<p>UV Damage, Nucleotide Excision Repair, and Photoreactivation<p>Additional DNA Repair mechanisms

DNA Transcription | Learn Science at Scitable

The first step in transcription is initiation, when the RNA pol binds to the DNA upstream (5′) of the gene at a specialized sequence called a …

Molecular Events of DNA Replication | Learn Science at Scitable

The Molecular Machinery of Bacterial DNA Replication<p>Initiation and Unwinding<p>During initiation, so-called initiator proteins bind to the replication …

3 Diabetes Tests You Must Have

Tips for Using the Diabetes Food Hub Meal Planner and Grocery List

Tips for Using the Diabetes Food Hub Meal Planner and Grocery List by The Diabetes Food Hub Team<p>The all-new interactive Meal Planner and Grocery List …

Diabetes Food Hub

Featured Recipes<p>Serving Size 1 burger<br>• Calories 165<br>• Total carbohydrates 4g<br>• Total fat 6g<br>• Protein 24g<p>Featured<p>Sensational Chicken Burgers<p>15 min<p>8 min<p>4<p>174 …

Glucose Tolerance Test

Title: Glucose Tolerance Test<br>Category: Procedures and Tests<br>Created: 3/23/2005 12:00:00 AM<br>Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

Glucose

Hemoglobin A1c Test (HbA1c, A1c, Hb1c)

Title: Hemoglobin A1c Test (HbA1c, A1c, Hb1c)<br>Category: Procedures and Tests<br>Created: 3/23/2005 12:00:00 AM<br>Last Editorial Review: 8/30/2016 12:00:00 AM

Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis, Treatment, Medication

Title: Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis, Treatment, Medication<br>Category: Slideshows<br>Created: 12/16/2008 12:00:00 AM<br>Last Editorial Review: 8/3/2016 12:00:00 AM

Type 2 Diabetes: Test Your Medical IQ

Title: Type 2 Diabetes: Test Your Medical IQ<br>Category: MedicineNet Quiz<br>Created: 8/31/2015 1:17:00 PM<br>Last Editorial Review: 11/1/2017 5:01:02 PM