Association of central aortic pressures indexes with development of diabetes mellitus in essential hypertension.


BACKGROUND Diabetes mellitus (DM) and hypertension (HT) frequently coexist. Increased central aortic pressures indexes are associated with HT; however, possible associations of these indexes with future development of DM have never been studied in HT. METHODS We recruited 178 patients with uncomplicated nondiabetic HT in this study. Baseline glucose… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ajh.2010.145


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