TITLE

High prevalence of coexisting prehypertension and prediabetes among healthy adults in northern and northeastern China

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p794
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study, which aims to assess the prevalence of coexisting prehypertension and prediabetes, along with the associated risk profiles, in a Chinese population. The findings suggest the need for more efforts that implement public health programs prioritizing the earlier stages of hypertension and diabetes. The background, methods, results, and conclusions of the study, are discussed.
ACCESSION #
67664540

 

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