Primary prevention of CVD: treating hypertension.

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INTRODUCTION Hypertension (persistent diastolic blood pressure of 90 mm Hg or higher and systolic blood pressure 140 mm Hg or higher) affects 20% of the world's adult population, and increases the risk of cardiovascular disease, end stage renal disease, and retinopathy. METHODS AND OUTCOMES We conducted a systematic review and aimed to answer the… (More)

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