17 minutes | Apr 2nd 2020

Pediheart Podcast Episode #112: Impact of Sleep Apnea and Obesity On Blood Pressure In The Young

This week we delve into the world of preventative cardiology and speak with Associate Professor of Pediatrics at The Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. Joseph Mahgerefteh about a recent work he authored on the impact of obesity and obstructive sleep apnea on hypertension. Which of these factors, which often occur together, is more important in the youth with elevated BP? Dr. Mahgerfeteh shares his insights regarding this week's work while also reviewing a general framework to think about the assessment and approach to obesity in the young. doi: 10.1002/ppul.24693