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John Cecil Vander Woude, MD
(605) 328-3800
1500 W 22nd St
Sioux Falls, SD
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Sioux Valley Hospital, Sioux Falls, Sd
Group Practice: Cardiac Thoracic & Vascular

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Patrick Wayne Kelly
(605) 328-3350
1305 W 18th St
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialty
General Surgery, Vascular Surgery

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Gregory Alan Schultz, MD
(605) 328-3350
1305 W 18th St
Sioux Falls, SD
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1978

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Physicians Vein Clinics
(605) 929-4293
5009 S. Louise Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialty
Phlebology
Gender
Male
Education
MD
Associated Hospitals
Sanford, Avera
Professional Memberships
American College of Phlebology

Physician's Vein Clinics
(855) 348-3467
5009 S. Louise Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialty
Phlebology
Gender
Male
Education
M.D.
Professional Memberships
American College of Phlebology

Richard W Lee
(605) 328-3350
1305 W 18th St
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialty
General Surgery, Vascular Surgery

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Robert Keith Dahl, MD
(605) 332-2044
911 E 21st St # 503
Sioux Falls, SD
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Mc Kennan Hospital, Sioux Falls, Sd; Sioux Valley Hospital, Sioux Falls, Sd
Group Practice: Surgical Institute Of South Dakota

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Physician's Vein Clinics
(605) 275-6128
5009 S. Louise Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialty
Phlebology
Gender
Male
Education
University of South Dakota School of Medicine
Professional Memberships
American College of Phlebology

Physicians Vein Clinics
(605) 274-0217
5009 S. Louise Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialty
Phlebology
Gender
Male
Education
MD
Associated Hospitals
Sanford and Avera

Patrick Wayne Kelly
(605) 328-3350
1305 W 18th St
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialty
General Surgery, Vascular Surgery

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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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