Co-occurrence of Diabetes and Hypertension: Pattern and Factors Associated with Order of Diagnosis among Nigerians

@inproceedings{Balogun2011CooccurrenceOD,
  title={Co-occurrence of Diabetes and Hypertension: Pattern and Factors Associated with Order of Diagnosis among Nigerians},
  author={W O Balogun and B L Salako},
  booktitle={Annals of Ibadan postgraduate medicine},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND There is a high frequency of co-occurrence of diabetes and hypertension all over the world. Such association results in higher rate of cardiovascular complications. It is however not clear whether the order of occurrence distinguishes two different groups of patients and the implications of this on morbidity and mortality. The main objective of this study is to determine if there are any clinical and metabolic differences between those first diagnosed with diabetes (hypertensive… CONTINUE READING

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