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Aug 30, 2017

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Two Studies Support Intensive Blood Pressure Control for Long-term Health, Quality of Life
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Aug 23, 2017

Two Studies Support Intensive Blood Pressure Control for Long-term Health, Quality of Life

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Two studies provide additional support for lowering systolic blood pressure to an intensive goal of 120 mmHg – far below the standard guidelines of 140 mmHg – to reduce the risk of heart disease in high-risk patients with hypertension. The new research shows that intensive blood pressure control is well-tolerated by patients and is cost-effective in terms of health-related quality of life and financial costs to the healthcare system.... Read More

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