Should we treat prehypertension in diabetes? What are the cons?


E levated blood pressure (BP), even within the normal range, is associated with cardiovascular (CV) morbidity and mortality. Therefore, the Joint National Committee (JNC) VII introduced the term “prehypertension” in the general population, which is defined as BP levels of 120–139 mmHg and 80–89 mmHg for systolic and diastolic BP, respectively (1… (More)
DOI: 10.2337/dc09-S324