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Alton Henry Dauterive
(228) 864-0092
1340 Broad Ave
Gulfport, MS
Specialty
General Surgery, Vascular Surgery

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John Gray Brawley, MD
(228) 377-6601
9002 Victoria Cir
Gulfport, MS
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1994

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David Smith Talton, MD
(601) 690-7170
830 S Gloster St
Tupelo, MS
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1990

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Thomas Keener Billups, MD
(662) 791-2260
1680 S Green St
Tupelo, MS
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1975

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David H Gilliland
(662) 844-5344
440 Pegram Dr
Tupelo, MS
Specialty
General Surgery, Vascular Surgery

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Alton Henry Dauterive, MD
(228) 864-0092
1340 Broad Ave Ste 220
Gulfport, MS
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Garden Park Community Hospital, Gulfport, Ms; Memorial Hospital At Gulfport, Gulfport, Ms; Hancock Med Ctr, Bay St Louis, Ms
Group Practice: Vascular Surgery Consultants

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David Mark Countryman, MD
(228) 523-5375
400 Veterans Ave
Biloxi, MS
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Hospital North, Charlotte, Nc; Mercy Hospital South, Charlotte, Nc; Piedmont Med Ctr, Rock Hill, Sc
Group Practice: Piedmont Surgical Assoc

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Hugh A Gamble
(662) 332-8131
344 Arnold Ave
Greenville, MS
Specialty
Vascular Surgery

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Vinay Kumar, MD
(601) 426-2008
216A S 13th Ave
Laurel, MS
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Indira Ghandi Med Coll, Nagpur Univ, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1974

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Lewis Edwin Hatten, MD
(601) 268-5100
PO Box 16149
Hattiesburg, MS
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Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1968

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A World Under Pressure

Culture and language may divide us, but one thing that people share no matter where
they are on the globe is a propensity for developing dangerously high blood pressure.
But just because pressure is rising the world over doesn’t mean you have to jump on
this particular trend. There are natural ways to help you and your arteries keep their cool.

By Claire Sykes

February 2008

Industrialized countries are continuing to see their sedentary, fast-food-consuming populations bloat with obesity, and developing nations are picking up the bad health habits of the west. The sum of those disturbing pieces of news is a problem of global proportions.

From the Americas to Africa, the number of people with chronically high blood pressure (also known as hypertension) is growing, threatening a global epidemic of cardiovascular disease. “Until recently, we thought that hypertension was a problem predominantly in North America, Western Europe and Japan. But it’s prevalent in many countries, especially those in Africa, including South Africa, and in Eastern Europe and Latin America,” says Michael Weber, MD, professor of medicine at State University of New York Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn. He also co-authored High Blood Pressure and Health Policy: Where We Are and Where We Need to Go Next, an international report released in May 2007 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.

About 1 billion people in the world have high blood pressure, with 60% more expected by 2025, the report states. Just over half of the 72 million Americans with hypertension are women, who are also three times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes. This disorder hits African Americans earlier and more seriously than any other ethnic group. Also sobering is the fact that blood pressure is excessive among 19% of kids who are, on average, 13 1/2 years old.

“We’re talking about populations around the world that have become more sedentary in their lifestyles and are consuming significantly more calories than they did a few decades ago,” says Weber. “Countries like India, Malaysia and Vietnam have become industrialized, transitioning from a fairly simple lifestyle to a highly urbanized one. As people have migrated from rural areas into cities, they eat more fast food and walk less, and their blood pressure goes up dramatically.

“Most of the measures that health experts in many countries have taken to address high blood pressure at the patient level—primarily issuing guidelines for how far blood pressure should be reduced in hypertensive patients and also recommending drugs that can help achieve these goals—haven’t been as successful as they should’ve been,” Weber continues. “The problem has been that the guidelines have often been ignored for a variety of reasons, including limited patient access to medical care, cost, indifference on the part of both patients and doctors, and the use of inexpensive older drugs that often cause side effects. It’s a serious ...

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