Blood pressure control in patients with comorbidities.

  title={Blood pressure control in patients with comorbidities.},
  author={Roland E Schmieder and Luis M Ruilope},
  journal={Journal of clinical hypertension},
  volume={10 8},
Hypertension frequently coexists with obesity, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, or the metabolic syndrome; their association with cardiovascular disease is well established. The identification and management of these risk factors is an important part of the overall management of hypertensive patients. Because patients in these special populations are more predisposed to target organ damage (TOD), stringent targets for blood pressure (BP) control have been set in clinical guidelines. However, clinical… CONTINUE READING


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