TITLE

Applying the 2005 Canadian Hypertension Education Program recommendations: 5. Therapy for patients with hypertension and diabetes mellitus

AUTHOR(S)
Tobe, Sheldon; McAlister, Finlay A.; Leiter, Lawrence
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/8/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 10, p1154
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Answers several questions about the therapy for patients with hypertension and diabetes mellitus. Reason for the lower threshold for initiating antihypertensive treatment and the target blood pressures in people with diabetes compared with people with uncomplicated hypertension; Antihypertensive therapies recommended for people with diabetes; Possibility of combining an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor and angiotensin-receptor blocker because of the nephropathy.
ACCESSION #
18708992

 

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