New recommendations have been developed for the prevention, detection, evaluation, and management of high blood pressure.
Only approximately half of pediatric patients with a blood pressure reading ≥95th percentile would be correctly classified based on their initial blood pressure reading.
A life-course study evaluated the contribution of vascular endothelial dysfunction and inflammation to the development of hypertension in type 1 diabetes.
Women with hypertensive disorders during pregnancy have a significantly greater risk for future cardiovascular disease when compared with normotensive expecting mothers.
The latest ADA hypertension position statement incorporates advances in care since 2003.
Patients with prediabetes who experienced intensive blood pressure management had better outcomes with CVD events and all-cause mortality.
The American Academy of Pediatrics released an update to previous hypertension management updates published in 2004.
Over 200 patients participated in the study of a novel immunoassay used to distinguish hypertension from hyperaldosteronism.
For patients with type 2 diabetes, visit-to-visit variability in systolic blood pressure may function as an independent predictor for cardiovascular events.
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.
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