Long-Term Impact of Weight Management on Blood Pressure

Kuritzky, Louis
October 2013
Neurology Alert;Oct2013 Clinical Briefs, p2
The article discusses research being done on the effect of weight management on blood pressure, referencing a study by C. C. Tyson and colleagues published in a 2013 issue of the "Journal of Clinical Hypertension."


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