A call for wider use of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in patients with diabetes

@article{Eguchi2011ACF,
  title={A call for wider use of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in patients with diabetes},
  author={Kazuo Eguchi},
  journal={Hypertension Research},
  year={2011},
  volume={34},
  pages={1171-1172}
}
Hypertension is one of the most important determinants of microand macrovascular complications in patients with diabetes. Recent guidelines on treating hypertension in diabetes patients, based on clinical evidence of protection against target organ damage, especially as demonstrated by renal outcomes, recommended that office blood pressure (BP) be lowered to 130/ 80 mmHg in these patients.1 However, very few studies have consistently achieved BP levels as low as 130/80 mmHg in diabetic patients… CONTINUE READING

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