Undiagnosed hypertension and proteinuria in a market population in Ile-Ife, Nigeria.

@article{Fatiu2011UndiagnosedHA,
  title={Undiagnosed hypertension and proteinuria in a market population in Ile-Ife, Nigeria.},
  author={Arogundade Fatiu and Sanusi Abubakr and Hassan Muzamil and Gbadegesin Aderoju and Olarinoye Funmilayo and Otuyemi Bola and Akinsola Adewale},
  journal={Arab journal of nephrology and transplantation},
  year={2011},
  volume={4 3},
  pages={
          141-6
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Hypertension and chronic kidney disease (CKD) are common in our urban and rural communities but the majority of affected individuals are not aware of their condition. We conducted free medical examination and screening during one of the market days in Odo-Ogbe market, Ile-Ife, Nigeria to evaluate the magnitude of undiagnosed hypertension and proteinuria. METHODS Participants were taken through a brief medical history and had their socio-demographic data taken. Weight and height… CONTINUE READING

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