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.
More than 40% of adolescents had either prehypertension or hypertension.
Findings suggest an inverse association between sodium intake and diastolic and systolic blood pressure levels.
Patients with endocrine hypertension experience a higher risk of cardiovascular issues, including stroke and death.
Researchers examined 24-hour and ambulatory blood pressure to determine the relationship between hypertension and low levels of vitamin D.
Data were collected from the Osteoarthritis Initiative to examine the relationship between knee osteoarthritis and hypertension.
Lifestyle counseling, combined with diet and exercise, reduces hypertension and improves cardiovascular outcomes.
Elevated baseline blood pressure was linked to higher 6-month CVD incidence.
Ultra-low-dose combination therapy for hypertension has been found to significantly reduce blood pressure with few adverse side effects.
Results from the SPRINT trial showed that intensive therapy aimed at lowering systolic blood pressure did not change gait speed or mobility in older adults.
Aggressive antihypertensive treatment (<130 mm Hg) may not be necessary in patients with diabetes.
Blood pressure trajectory monitoring can provide "an important approach" to identify those at high risk of developing hypertension and CVD, according to study investigators.
Researchers assessed the increase in systolic blood pressure across the globe in more than 8.7 million participants.
Use of ethanol cookstoves is associated with a reduction in diastolic blood pressure and hypertension for pregnant women in Nigeria.
The average systolic/diastolic awake ambulatory blood pressure reading was significantly higher than the average of 9 clinic blood pressure readings over 3 visits.
Among adults with prehypertension or stage I hypertension, following the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet lowers serum uric acid.
For patients with type 1 diabetes, blood pressure (BP) of <120/70 mm Hg is associated with a substantially reduced risk of adverse renal outcomes.
Researchers compared 3 classes of antihypertensive medication to determine hip and pelvic fracture risk in users vs nonusers.
Affected by nutrition, environment, and behavior, trends of elevated blood pressure have shifted from high-income to low- and middle-income countries.
A history of childhood adversity was associated with blood pressure dysfunction from childhood into adulthood.
Antihypertensive drugs and rosuvastatin did not prevent or worsen cognitive decline in those at intermediate risk for CVD.
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