Low diastolic BP likely reflects widespread atherosclerosis

August 1996
Geriatrics;Aug96, Vol. 51 Issue 8, p23
Academic Journal
Reports on that low diastolic blood pressure (DBP) in older patients may be the result of vascular damage caused by atherosclerosis according to the research team of Dr. Diedrick Grobbee. Background information; Suggestions.


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