Hypertension Control and Cardiometabolic Risk: A Regional Perspective

  title={Hypertension Control and Cardiometabolic Risk: A Regional Perspective},
  author={Martin Thoenes and Peter Bramlage and Sam Zhong and Shuhua Shang and Massimo Volpe and David Spirk},
  booktitle={Cardiology research and practice},
Background. We investigated the association between blood pressure control and common cardiometabolic risk factors from a global and regional perspective. Methods. In the present analysis of a large cross-sectional i-SEARCH study, 17.092 outpatients receiving antihypertensive treatment were included in 26 countries. According to clinical guidelines for the management of arterial hypertension, patients were classified based on the level of seated systolic/diastolic blood pressure (SBP/DBP… CONTINUE READING


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