Hypertension and antihypertensive therapy as risk factors for type 2 diabetes mellitus. Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study.

@article{Gress2000HypertensionAA,
  title={Hypertension and antihypertensive therapy as risk factors for type 2 diabetes mellitus. Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study.},
  author={Todd William Gress and F. Javier J Nieto and Eyal Shahar and Marion R. Wofford and Frederick L. Brancati},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={342 13},
  pages={905-12}
}
BACKGROUND Previous research has suggested that thiazide diuretics and beta-blockers may promote the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus. However, the results of previous studies have been inconsistent, and many studies have been limited by inadequate data on outcomes and by potential confounding. METHODS We conducted a prospective study of 12,550 adults 45 to 64 years old who did not have diabetes. An extensive health evaluation conducted at base line included assessment of medication… CONTINUE READING

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