UCLA endocrine surgeon Masha Livhits, MD, presents a live-streaming webinar to discuss an overview of adrenal hormones and their role in causing high blood pressure, when adrenal hormone levels should be checked, and what are the treatment options.
The Primary Aldosteronism Foundation maintains a list of selected videos. Topics range from the overview of hyperaldosteronism to blood pressure home monitoring and the DASH diet. We add new topics and videos as they become available. Videos can be searched by topic and keyword.
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Adrenal Gland Explained Clearly
This video from MedCram is an instructional video for medical students on the adrenal gland. It focuses on the adrenal cortex where aldosterone is produced. This video provides a great technical overview for those interested in learning more about this subject.
Adrenal Incidentalomas and PA
This is a video interview from the Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast. Their guest is Dr. William Young, Chief of Endocrinology at the Mayo Clinic, who provides insights on evaluating the imaging characteristics of adrenal incidentalomas, tips for assessing and managing functioning adenomas, and approaches to follow-up including potential surgery.
Advances in the Diagnosis of Primary Aldosteronism
This video is primarily intended for physicians responsible for diagnosing patients with primary aldosteronism. Endocrine Society guidelines recommend a multi-tiered approach with both screening and provocative confirmatory testing for the diagnosis of primary aldosteronism. In this webinar, the presenters discuss the updates to the Endocrine Society practice guidelines for the management of primary aldosteronism and present data from a large study assessing the diagnostic accuracy of different renin assays to predict primary aldosteronism in hypertensive patients.
Aldosterone Raises Blood Pressure and Lowers Potassium
See how Aldosterone effects the principal cells of the kidney to raise BP and lower potassium. Rishi is a pediatric infectious disease physician and works at Khan Academy for medical education.
All About the DASH Diet
In this video from ABC’s “Good Morning America,” Dr. Jennifer Ashton breaks down what to know about the widely popular DASH diet and answers some of the viewers’ most commonly asked questions about it.