We found 8 providers with an interest in hypertension and who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 100/1000 near Suwanee, GA.

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Dr. Robert Andrew Huber, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1845 Satellite Boulevard; Suite 500
Duluth, GA
 

Dr. Robert Huber practices general internal medicine in Duluth, GA. Before completing his residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Dr. Huber attended medical school at Emory University School of Medicine. He is especially interested in diabetes and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Huber's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Huber is professionally affiliated with Emory Johns Creek Hospital, Emory University Hospital, and Emory University Hospital Midtown.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes

Dr. Sanjay Kanubhai Shukla, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
3130 Mathis Airport Parkway; Suite 305
Suwanee, GA
 

Dr. Sanjay Shukla's specialty is family medicine. He is a graduate of Government Medical College, Surat. For his professional training, Dr. Shukla completed a residency program at St. John Hospital & Medical Center, Detroit. Dr. Shukla's areas of expertise include the following: depression, general care, and anxiety. Dr. Shukla accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Shukla (or staff) speaks Gujarati and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Emory Johns Creek Hospital and Emory University Hospital Midtown.

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Dr. Jinahn Ahn Kim, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1325 Sattelite Boulevard; Building 700, Suite 701a
Suwanee, GA
 

Dr. Jinahn Kim specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care) and practices in Suwanee, GA and Duluth, GA. Dr. Kim graduated from Yonsei University College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at MetroWest Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kim include diabetes, shingles, and osteoporosis. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kim is conversant in Korean. He is affiliated with Emory Johns Creek Hospital and North Fulton Hospital.

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All Interests: Osteoporosis, Hypertension, Preventive Care, Diabetes, Shingles, General Care

Dr. William George Paxton, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1550 Buford Highway; Suite 1e
Buford, GA
 

Dr. William Paxton is an adult nephrology specialist in Lawrenceville, GA, Buford, GA, and Johns Creek, GA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Paxton include renal vascular disease, kidney stones, and hypertension (high blood pressure). He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended medical school at Emory University School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Emory University for residency. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Emory Johns Creek Hospital and Emory University Hospital Midtown.

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Dr. Sudha Madhuri Cheekati, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1845 Satellite Boulevard; Suite 500
Duluth, GA
 

Dr. Sudha Cheekati is a general internist. Dr. Cheekati (or staff) speaks Hindi. Dr. Cheekati's clinical interests include prostate problems, sexually transmitted diseases (STds), and genital warts. She is professionally affiliated with Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital. Dr. Cheekati's education and training includes medical school at Andhra Medical College and residency at Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Biswashree Chaudhury, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1845 Satellite Boulevard; Suite 500
Duluth, GA
 

Dr. Biswashree Chaudhury's specialty is general internal medicine. He is conversant in Bengali. Dr. Chaudhury has indicated that his clinical interests include obesity, depression, and hypertension (high blood pressure). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Emory Johns Creek Hospital and Emory University Hospital. Dr. Chaudhury attended Emory University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at UMass Memorial Medical Center for residency. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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All Interests: Depression, Hypertension, Preventive Care, Obesity

Dr. Jayanti Jasti, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1550 Buford Highway; Suite 1e
Buford, GA
 

Dr. Jayanti Jasti is a specialist in adult nephrology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Jasti include renal vascular disease, kidney stones, and immune disorders. She honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. After completing medical school at Osmania Medical College, she performed her residency at Henry Ford Hospital. She is professionally affiliated with Emory Johns Creek Hospital.

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Dr. Girish G Pore, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3890 Johns Creek Parkway; Suite 250
Suwanee, GA
 

Dr. Girish Pore's specialty is adult gastroenterology. Clinical interests for Dr. Pore include esophageal varices, colon cancer, and hepatitis. His professional affiliations include Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital, Emory Johns Creek Hospital, and Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates (AGA). He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He graduated from Seth G.S. Medical College and then he performed his residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. Dr. Pore (or staff) speaks the following languages: Gujarati and Hindi.

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What is High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)?

The heart pumps blood through stretchy tubes called arteries to all the tissues of the body. The force of the blood moving through those tubes is called blood pressure. If blood pressure is too high, and the tubes stretch out too far, serious symptoms can sometimes develop. The heart has to work harder to pump blood into stretched vessels, and this can lead to damage to the heart muscle. Blood vessels can be weakened by overstretching, and can burst open. This causes a stroke or aneurysm. Sometimes arteries under high blood pressure develop tiny tears along their surface. These rough edges can attract platelets, forming a clot. Clots can block arteries and cause tissue damage to the areas beyond the clot, if they don’t get enough oxygen. If the clot blocks an artery entirely it can cause a heart attack or stroke.

Blood pressure is measured by two numbers, called systolic and diastolic, which are written one over the other. The top number, systolic, measures the pressure inside the arteries when the heart is contracting. The bottom number, diastolic, measures pressure when the heart is relaxed and refilling. A healthy blood pressure is considered to be less than 120/80 mmHg. Blood pressure over 140/90 mmHg usually requires treatment.

High blood pressure can sometimes be managed with lifestyle changes such as a healthy diet low in sodium, exercise, losing weight, quitting smoking, and reducing stress. If that is not enough, there are medications such as beta-blockers and ACE inhibitors that can help.

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