Effect of body weight loss and normalization on blood pressure in overweight non-obese patients with stage 1 hypertension

Roberto Fogari, Annalisa Zoppi, Luca Corradi, Paola Preti, Amedeo Mugellini, Pierangelo Lazzari, Giuseppe Derosa

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Abstract

We evaluated the effects of body weight (BW) loss on blood pressure (BP) in overweight non-obese patients with stage 1 hypertension. We enrolled 376 overweight (body mass index (BMI) ≥25 and -2) stage 1 hypertensive patients in this prospective 12-month trial. Each patient received tailored, low caloric dietary advice. After 6 months, patients with a BW reduction

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)236-242
Number of pages7
JournalHypertension Research
Volume33
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2010

Keywords

  • Blood pressure
  • Overweight
  • Weight-loss

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Effect of body weight loss and normalization on blood pressure in overweight non-obese patients with stage 1 hypertension'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this