Out-of-office blood pressure measurement: a new era.

  title={Out-of-office blood pressure measurement: a new era.},
  author={Michael Bursztyn},
  volume={45 6},
Twenty years ago in a seminal article, Modan et al,1 fueled the interest in metabolic abnormalities of hypertension by showing that independent of obesity but frequently associated with it, patients with hypertension are glucose intolerant and hyperinsulinemic. This is now commonly acknowledged as the metabolic syndrome (or parts of it). An enormous volume of research had emerged that tried (somewhat in vain) to attribute hypertension to hyperinsulinemia. Despite the large progress in… CONTINUE READING