Change in body mass index and its impact on blood pressure: a prospective population study

@article{Dryvold2005ChangeIB,
  title={Change in body mass index and its impact on blood pressure: a prospective population study},
  author={Wenche B Dr\oyvold and Kristian Midthjell and Tom Ivar Lund Nilsen and Jostein Holmen},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2005},
  volume={29},
  pages={650-655}
}
BACKGROUND:Overweight and obesity increase the risk of elevated blood pressure, but the knowledge of the effect of weight change on blood pressure is sparse.OBJECTIVE:To investigate the association between change in body mass index (BMI) and change in diastolic blood pressure (DBP), systolic blood pressure (SBP), and hypertension status.DESIGN:Two population-based cross-sectional studies, one in 1984–86 and the other in 1995–97.SETTING:The Nord-Trøndelag Health Study (HUNT).PARTICIPANTS:We… CONTINUE READING
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