Postural hypotension and postural dizziness in patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes.

@article{Wu1999PosturalHA,
  title={Postural hypotension and postural dizziness in patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes.},
  author={J S Wu and Fang Hong Lu and Yi-Ching Yang and Chih-Jen Chang},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={159 12},
  pages={1350-6}
}
BACKGROUND Postural hypotension with a decline of 20 mm Hg or more in systolic blood pressure on standing is considered a potentially dangerous hypotensive response. Postural dizziness is often strongly associated with postural hypotension. However, there is conflicting evidence, and previous studies have been confined to the elderly, not specifically to patients with diabetes. Thus, we evaluated the association between postural hypotension and postural dizziness, and determined the factors… CONTINUE READING