Mary E Sweeney

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Large numbers of observational studies have described a decrease in the incidence of cardiovascular disease in women taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT). The potential mechanisms for this effect are numerous, including direct effects on lipid levels and lipid metabolism, cardiovascular dynamics, and endothelial reactivity. The beneficial effects of HRT(More)
OBJECTIVE Hypertension (HTN) is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD) in the setting of diabetes. There is no consensus on how best to treat hypertension among those with diabetes. Here we describe the characteristics of a cohort of hypertensive adults with diabetes who are part of a large prospective blood pressure study. This study will(More)
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