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Kidney Week

Clinical Practice Session

Taking Control: Innovations in Hypertension Management

November 06, 2021 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: Live-Stream, Virtual Only

Session Description

Hypertension is common in patients with CKD. This session discusses new strategies for treatment of resistant hypertension and increased awareness of primary aldosteronism. Additional discussion includes use of telemedicine in the management of hypertension, and "de-prescribing" antihypertensive drug therapy.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Outline new approaches to treating resistant hypertension
  • Discuss the use of telemedicine in the management of hypertension
  • Describe undiagnosed primary aldosteronism as a barrier to hypertension

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Hypertension and CVD


  • Susan Hedayati, MD, MS, FASN
  • Swapnil Hiremath, MD, MPH, FASN


  • Primary Aldosteronism: Hiding in Plain Sight?
    10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Jordana B. Cohen, MD, MS
  • Novel Approaches to Treat Resistant Hypertension
    11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    George Thomas, MD, FASN
  • Using Telemedicine for Hypertension Management
    11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Paul E. Drawz, MD, MS
  • "Deprescribing": When Is It Okay to Stop Antihypertensive Drug Therapy?
    12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    James Sheppard, PhD