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ADA Position Statement Update: Hypertension Management in Diabetes

ADA Position Statement Update: Hypertension Management in Diabetes

The latest ADA hypertension position statement incorporates advances in care since 2003.

SPRINT Update: Positive CVD Outcomes With Intensive Blood Pressure Management in Prediabetes

SPRINT Update: Positive CVD Outcomes With Intensive Blood Pressure Management in Prediabetes

Patients with prediabetes who experienced intensive blood pressure management had better outcomes with CVD events and all-cause mortality.

AAP: Updated Guidelines for Managing High Blood Pressure in Children

AAP: Updated Guidelines for Managing High Blood Pressure in Children

The American Academy of Pediatrics released an update to previous hypertension management updates published in 2004.

Distinguishing Hypertension and Primary Aldosteronism Using Novel Immunoassay

Distinguishing Hypertension and Primary Aldosteronism Using Novel Immunoassay

Over 200 patients participated in the study of a novel immunoassay used to distinguish hypertension from hyperaldosteronism.

Type 2 Diabetes Death and CV Events Predicted by Systolic Blood Pressure Variability

Type 2 Diabetes Death and CV Events Predicted by Systolic Blood Pressure Variability

For patients with type 2 diabetes, visit-to-visit variability in systolic blood pressure may function as an independent predictor for cardiovascular events.

Hypertension in Pregnancy: Are Antihypertensive Agents Safe?

Hypertension in Pregnancy: Are Antihypertensive Agents Safe?

According to Journal of the American Heart Association, pregnant women with chronic hypertension using antihypertensive agents reduces the risk of hypertension without added risk to the fetus.

Prehypertension, Hypertension Incidence Among Adolescents

Prehypertension, Hypertension Incidence Among Adolescents

More than 40% of adolescents had either prehypertension or hypertension.

Are Current Sodium Guidelines Misguided?

Are Current Sodium Guidelines Misguided?

Findings suggest an inverse association between sodium intake and diastolic and systolic blood pressure levels.

Scientific Statement: Screening for Endocrine Hypertension

Scientific Statement: Screening for Endocrine Hypertension

Patients with endocrine hypertension experience a higher risk of cardiovascular issues, including stroke and death.

Hypovitaminosis D Associated With High 24-Hour Ambulatory BP in Type 2 Diabetes

Hypovitaminosis D Associated With High 24-Hour Ambulatory BP in Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers examined 24-hour and ambulatory blood pressure to determine the relationship between hypertension and low levels of vitamin D.

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