The relationship of body mass and fat distribution with incident hypertension: observations from the Dallas Heart Study.

@article{Chandra2014TheRO,
  title={The relationship of body mass and fat distribution with incident hypertension: observations from the Dallas Heart Study.},
  author={Alvin Chandra and Ian J. Neeland and Jarett D. Berry and Colby R. Ayers and Anand K. Rohatgi and Sandeep R. Das and Amit Kumar Khera and Darren K McGuire and James A. de Lemos and Aslan T. Turer},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2014},
  volume={64 10},
  pages={997-1002}
}
BACKGROUND Obesity has been linked to the development of hypertension, but whether total adiposity or site-specific fat accumulation underpins this relationship is unclear. OBJECTIVES This study sought to determine the relationship between adipose tissue distribution and incident hypertension. METHODS Normotensive participants enrolled in the Dallas Heart Study were followed for a median of 7 years for the development of hypertension (systolic blood pressure [SBP] ≥140 mm Hg, diastolic… CONTINUE READING
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