In patients with hypertension, psoriasis linked to increased risk for cardiovascular procedures, surgeries.
Patients with type 2 diabetes treated with liraglutide experience a greater reduction in systolic BP if they have lower baseline continuous glucose monitoring values and higher diastolic BP.
Members of 2 remote Venezuelan tribes were found to have elevated blood pressure following exposure to Western culture.
Lower systolic BP found for those living in areas with public smoke-free policies.
Updated cholesterol guidelines offer more personalized cardiovascular disease risk assessment.
Treatment of low-risk patients presenting with mild hypertension with antihypertensive medication should be done with caution.
Intensive blood pressure control and fenofibrate use in patients with type 2 diabetes who are at high risk for cardiovascular disease may increase the risk for adverse kidney events.
Discord among international, organizational blood pressure guidelines have led to confusion between physicians and patients alike.
Tibia lead levels are associated with resistant-hypertension.
The use of β-blockers in the first trimester of pregnancy may not greatly increase the risk for major congenital malformations in offspring.
Implementing ACC/AHA guideline would direct antihypertensive meds to adults at high CVD risk.
For both men and women, Southern dietary pattern is largest mediating factor for difference in hypertension.
Ruling out prescription non-compliance, white coat syndrome, and interfering medications necessary.
Findings show improved outcomes may be due to better medication adherence.
For expectant mothers with chronic hypertension, labor induction after 38 weeks of gestation may prevent hypertensive complications without increasing the risk of cesarean delivery.
A guideline-based approach directing pharmacological treatment to adults more likely to have CVD events may maximize absolute risk reduction of treatment.
Proportion achieving target BP increased with use of triple combo pill vs usual care at 6 months.
Adoption of the guidelines would label more than half of 45- to 75-year-olds as having hypertension.
Recurrent hypertensive disease of pregnancy is associated with increased risk for early all-cause and some cause-specific mortality.
Weighted net estimated increase of 795,000 US youths being reclassified as having hypertension.
An observational study was conducted in order to determine the accuracy and quality of readings provided by home blood pressure monitoring systems.
Findings for those with systolic BP 130 mm Hg at age 50 years
Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy linked to risk of poorer neurodevelopmental outcomes in offspring
Increase in proportion of adults recommended for treatment; estimated decrease in CVD events, deaths.
Ethnicity and hypertension have an association with incident gout that is not fully explained by differences in serum urate.
Men with higher estradiol and estradiol/testosterone levels had an increased risk for pulmonary arterial hypertension.
Using a simple self-monitoring device may help reduce salt intake and systolic blood pressure.
Increase in estimated population prevalence of elevated blood pressure from 11.8 to 14.2%.
But use of the app not linked to a change in systolic blood pressure in poorly controlled hypertension
Women with gestational diabetes have a greater risk of developing T2D and cardiovascular events than women who were not previously diagnosed with the disease.