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Nearly 70 million Americans have hypertension, and approximately an equal number have prehypertension. The prevalence of both disorders increases with advancing age and obesity. Many at-risk… (More)
BACKGROUND Currently, 42% of the US population with diabetes is aged ≥65 years. OBJECTIVE The aim of this review was to discuss the efficacy and tolerability of noninsulin therapies for type 2… (More)
High blood pressure (HBP) is one of the most prevalent conditions seen today by clinicians, affecting an estimated 73 million--or 1 in 3--adult Americans, only one third of whom have achieved control… (More)
OBJECTIVE: Cough frequency and severity with fosinopril and enalapril were assessed in hypertensive patients with previous angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEI)-associated cough. DESIGN:… (More)
This study demonstrated that pravastatin 20 mg once daily significantly lowered total cholesterol (by 19%) and LDL cholesterol by 25%.
OBJECTIVE The primary objective of this study was to compare the antihypertensive efficacy of the angiotensin II receptor blocker irbesartan 150 mg and the calcium channel blocker amlodipine 5 mg in… (More)
Abstract To evaluate the cough profile of fosinopril in treated hypertensive patients with active cough associated with angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors other than fosinopril, a 7-week,… (More)
AbstractBackground: The incidence of hypertension, particularly isolated systolic hypertension, increases with in-creasing age, as does the risk of fatal cardiovascular disease. A combination… (More)
Since their introduction over 50 years ago thiazide and thiazide-like diuretics have been a mainstay in the treatment of hypertension. Yet despite outcome evidence with chlorthalidone, the… (More)