Prompted by almost-epidemic rates of diabetes in the United States and globally, the American Diabetes Association recently convened a consensus panel to examine diabetic kidney disease, one of the most frequent complications associated with diabetes.
Twice-yearly visits to the doctor can help keep hypertension under control better than only seeing the doctor once a year, according to a study published online Oct. 20 in Circulation.
People with more severe cases of psoriasis may be at increased risk of uncontrolled hypertension, according to a study published online Oct. 15 in JAMA Dermatology.
In young patients dealing with high blood pressure, the choice of treatment options and success of the treatment depends largely on the patients and their families.
Among patients meeting guideline-based criteria for hypertension, those with rheumatoid arthritis are less likely to receive a diagnosis of hypertension, according to a study published in the September issue of Arthritis Care & Research.
Resistant hypertension is common among patients with type 2 diabetes, and is strongly associated with microvascular disease.