2009 Canadian Hypertension Education Program recommendations: the scientific summary--an annual update.

@article{Campbell20092009CH,
  title={2009 Canadian Hypertension Education Program recommendations: the scientific summary--an annual update.},
  author={Norman R C Campbell and Nadia A Khan and Michael D Hill and Guy A Tremblay and Marcel Lebel and Janusz A. Kaczorowski and Finlay Aleck McAlister and Richard Lewanczuk and Sheldon W Tobe},
  journal={The Canadian journal of cardiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={25 5},
  pages={
          271-7
        }
}
The present report highlights the key messages of the 2009 Canadian Hypertension Education Program (CHEP) recommendations for the management of hypertension and the supporting clinical evidence. In 2009, the CHEP emphasizes the need to improve the control of hypertension in people with diabetes. Intensive reduction in blood pressure (to less than 130/80 mmHg) in people with diabetes leads to significant reductions in mortality rates, disability rates and overall health care system costs, and… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 19 CITATIONS