UC Irvine UC Irvine Previously Published Works Title African Americans , hypertension and the renin angiotensin system

@inproceedings{Williams2014UCIU,
  title={UC Irvine UC Irvine Previously Published Works Title African Americans , hypertension and the renin angiotensin system},
  author={Sandra F Williams and Susanne B. Nicholas and Nostratola D. Vaziri and Keith C. Norris},
  year={2014}
}
African Americans have exceptionally high rates of hypertension and hypertension related complications. It is commonly reported that the blood pressure lowering efficacy of renin angiotensin system (RAS) inhibitors is attenuated in African Americans due to a greater likelihood of having a low renin profile. Therefore these agents are often not recommended as initial therapy in African Americans with hypertension. However, the high prevalence of comorbid conditions, such as diabetes… CONTINUE READING

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