Baseline blood pressure modifies the role of blood pressure variability in mortality: Results from the ACCORD trial

  title={Baseline blood pressure modifies the role of blood pressure variability in mortality: Results from the ACCORD trial},
  author={Daniel S. Nuyujukian and Michelle Newell and Jin J. Zhou and Juraj Koska and Peter D. Reaven},
  pages={951 - 955}
Previous studies indicate that visit-to-visit blood pressure variability (BPv), independent of mean blood pressure level, is associated with adverse cardiovascular outcomes and mortality. These findings have included cohorts both with and without diabetes. In a recent meta-analysis of patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D), a significant 12% increase in all-cause mortality was linked to systolic BPv. A more recent body of literature suggests that associations between BPv and risk of nonfatal… 


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