Diabetes and Hypertension: A Position Statement by the American Diabetes Association.

  title={Diabetes and Hypertension: A Position Statement by the American Diabetes Association.},
  author={Ian H de Boer and Sripal Bangalore and Athanase B{\'e}n{\'e}tos and Andrew M. Davis and Erin D Michos and Paul Muntner and Peter Rossing and S Zoungas and George L Bakris},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  volume={40 9},
Hypertension is common among patients with diabetes, with the prevalence depending on type and duration of diabetes, age, sex, race/ethnicity, BMI, history of glycemic control, and the presence of kidney disease, among other factors (1–3). Furthermore, hypertension is a strong risk factor for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), heart failure, andmicrovascular complications. ASCVDddefined as acute coronary syndrome, myocardial infarction (MI), angina, coronary or other arterial… CONTINUE READING
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