Hypertension and diabetes in women.

  title={Hypertension and diabetes in women.},
  author={Gastonea Leonetti and Laura Maria Lonati and Cesare Cuspidi},
  journal={Journal of hypertension. Supplement : official journal of the International Society of Hypertension},
  volume={20 2},
Arterial hypertension and diabetes mellitus are two important and frequent risk factors for atherosclerosis and their association in the same patients is particularly elevated, suggesting something more than the simple causality due to their frequency. In women with diabetes mellitus, the risk of cardiovascular complications is similar to that in men with diabetes mellitus, a pattern completely different from that in the general population where the cardiovascular risk in women is significantly… CONTINUE READING