Insulin, hypertension and antihypertensive drugs in elderly patients: the Rotterdam Study.


OBJECTIVE To investigate the association between insulin, hypertension and antihypertensive drug use in elderly patients. DESIGN AND METHODS Blood pressure, use of antihypertensive drugs and glucose metabolism were examined in 5453 men and women (mean age 68.8 years). This was part of the baseline examination of the Rotterdam Study, a population-based… (More)