Average daily blood pressure, not office blood pressure, is associated with progression of cerebrovascular disease and cognitive decline in older people.


BACKGROUND High blood pressure (BP) is a risk factor for cerebrovascular disease, including stroke. Little is known about the importance of BP on the progression of microvascular disease of the brain, which has been associated with functional decline in mobility and cognition in older people. METHODS AND RESULTS This was a prospective cohort of subjects… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.111.037036


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