Losartan reduced strokes and new-onset diabetes more than atenolol in essential hypertension.

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P a t i e n t s 9222 patients 55 to 80 years of age (mean age 67 y, 54% women) with hypertension (sitting blood pressure [BP] after 1 to 2 wk of placebo of 160 to 200 mm Hg systolic, 95 to 115 mm Hg diastolic, or both) and electrocardiographic signs of LVH. Exclusion criteria included secondary hypertension; myocardial infarction (MI) or stroke within the… (More)

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@article{Blecker2002LosartanRS, title={Losartan reduced strokes and new-onset diabetes more than atenolol in essential hypertension.}, author={David Blecker and Saul B Blecker}, journal={ACP journal club}, year={2002}, volume={137 3}, pages={86} }