Hypertension may go untreated in men and leaner people

08/10/2011 | MedPage Today (free registration)

Men and those who are leaner make fewer clinical visits and were less likely to be treated for high blood pressure than their heavier counterparts, a study in Circulation found. Participants who were treatment-resistant, those not able to control hypertension using three or more drugs, were mostly obese individuals, experts said.

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