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Abstract Aims To evaluate the joint associations of history of hypertension at baseline and type 2 diabetes at baseline and during follow-up on the incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD) and CHD ...

European Heart Journal, Hu, Gang, Jousilahti, Pekka, Tuomilehto, Jaakko

Date : 01/12/2007 Item size : 237072 bytes

INTRODUCTION A longer life expectancy together with increased blood pressure (BP) levels in older persons has led to hypertension being one of the main reasons why elderly persons consult their ...

Revista Española de Cardiología

Date : 01/04/2005 Item size : 80370 bytes

[...]the independent effect of type 2 diabetes or hyperglycemia on stroke risk has been found inconsistent; some (7-14), but not all studies (15-17) have identified type 2 diabetes or hyperglycemia ...

Date : 20/03/2006

People with high blood pressure, who do ? take their anti-hypertensive drug treatments when they should, have a greatly increased risk of suffering a stroke and dying from it compared to those who ...

Date : 17/07/2013

According to the World Health Organization, hypertension is the leading cause of mortality in the world, contributing annually to over 7 million deaths (about 15% of all deaths). [...]prevention of ...

Date : 27/08/2012