NaCl sensitivity of essential hypertensive patients is related to insulin resistance.

@article{Galletti1997NaClSO,
  title={NaCl sensitivity of essential hypertensive patients is related to insulin resistance.},
  author={F Galletti and Pasquale Strazzullo and Ilse Ferrara and Giovanni Annuzzi and Angela Albarosa Rivellese and Silvia Gatto and Marcello Mancini},
  journal={Journal of hypertension},
  year={1997},
  volume={15 12 Pt 1},
  pages={1485-91}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate insulin sensitivity of essential hypertensive patients with different salt sensitivities of blood pressure in the absence of confounding factors such as obesity, glucose intolerance and the inclusion both of normotensive and of hypertensive subjects that have affected most previous studies. PATIENTS Ninety-nine patients with untreated mild or moderate essential hypertension, World Health Organization class I-II, participated in the study. METHODS Salt sensitivity was… CONTINUE READING

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