Dr. Akberet Hadgu, internal medicine physician at Parkridge Medical Group -Diagnostic Center, has earned a designation as a hypertension specialist from the American Society of Hypertension.
Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, affects one in three Americans. If left untreated, high blood pressure can lead to serious health problems such as heart failure, kidney failure or stroke. As a hypertension specialist, Dr. Hadgu has access to the latest clinical research and information about treatment strategies.
“Hypertension is a challenging condition that requires special treatment,” says Dr. Hadgu. “I chose to pursue this designation because of my interest in helping patients manage – and whenever possible, prevent - the effects of this complex disease.
For more information about hypertension management or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Hadgu, visit ParkridgeMedicalGroup.com