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Hypertension in diabetes mellitus

Bryan Williams

in Oxford Textbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199235292
Published online July 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199608232 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199235292.003.1555

Series: Oxford Textbooks

Hypertension in diabetes mellitus

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High blood pressure (hypertension) is arguably the most important preventable cause of premature microvascular and macrovascular disease and the associated morbidity and mortality in people with diabetes. This chapter will review key aspects of the epidemiology and pathophysiology of hypertension in people with diabetes, as well as recommended approaches to its clinical evaluation and treatment.

Chapter.  4489 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Endocrinology and Diabetes

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