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Robert L. Blake, Jr., MD

Department of Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Missouri-Columbia


This VHCT case was supported by Grant / Cooperative Agreement Number U50/CCU-716147-03-1 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Its contents are solely the responsibility of the author and do not necessarily represent the official views of the CDC.

This VHCT case was done in collaboration with the Bureau of Chronic Disease, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. The views expressed by the author of the case do not necessarily reflect those of the Bureau.

Lifestyle Issues in Cardiac Health

Robert L. Blake, Jr., MD


This case describes the clinical course and management of a sedentary, overweight 46-year-old man who smokes and has high blood pressure.

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