A significant number of overweight and obese young people who are classified as nonhypertensive by the European Society of Hypertension criteria have high blood pressure and increased cardiovascular risk, according to newer American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines.
Women with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy had higher postpartum fasting plasma glucose levels and approximately double the risk for newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes.
Researchers aimed to determine the optimal BP threshold to minimize the risk for coronary artery disease events in young patients with childhood-onset T1D.
For patients with chronic kidney disease, the prevalence of uncontrolled hypertension and diabetes is high and has not improved over time.
Hypertension may be associated with degree of glucocorticoid suppression and peripheral activation in postmenopausal women.
Researchers evaluated the safety and efficacy of firibastat to lower blood pressure in a diverse high-risk population of patients with hypertension.
Intense antihypertensive treatment with perindopril-indapamide may reduce all-cause mortality and major vascular events in type 2 diabetes, irrespective of baseline blood pressure or 10-year risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
Objective short sleep duration is associated with daytime sleepiness, whereas obstructive sleep apnea is associated with obesity, dyslipidemia, and hypertension.
For patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, the lung is often overlooked as a target organ.
An analysis of data from over 3.5 million patients found comparable clinical outcomes among patients who initiated generics vs those who were treated with brand-name drugs for chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, osteoporosis, depression and anxiety.
Remote blood pressure monitoring by a smartphone app effectively reduces systolic blood pressure at 6 weeks.