The association of hypertension and diabetes: Prevalence, cardiovascular risk and protection by blood pressure reduction

G. Mancia

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Abstract

Diabetes and hypertension frequently coexist, and their combination provides additive increases in the risk of life-threatening cardiovascular events. Recent guidelines agree on the need for early, aggressive reduction of blood pressure, with a goal of

Original languageEnglish
JournalActa Diabetologica
Volume42
Issue numberSUPPL. 1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2005

Keywords

  • Angiotensin II receptor blockers
  • Antihypertensives
  • Calcium channel blockers
  • Cardiovascular risk
  • Diabetes
  • Diuretics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

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