[Measuring the blood pressure in both arms is of little use; longitudinal study into blood pressure differences between both arms and its reproducibility in patients with diabetes mellitus type 2].

@article{Kleefstra2007MeasuringTB,
  title={[Measuring the blood pressure in both arms is of little use; longitudinal study into blood pressure differences between both arms and its reproducibility in patients with diabetes mellitus type 2].},
  author={Nanne Kleefstra and Sebastiaan T. Houweling and Betty Meyboom-de Jong and Henk J G Bilo},
  journal={Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde},
  year={2007},
  volume={151 27},
  pages={1509-14}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of inter-arm blood pressure differences > 10 mmHg in patients with diabetes mellitus type 2 (DM2) and to determine whether these differences are consistent over time. DESIGN Descriptive. METHOD In an evaluation study of 169 DM2 patients from 5 general practices in 2003 and 2004, different methods of oscillatory measurement were used to investigate inter-arm blood pressure differences > 10 mmHg systolic or diastolic. These methods were: one measurement… CONTINUE READING