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How Common is Hypertensive Recidivism?

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Findings from a large study indicate that hypertensive recidivism appears to occur in nearly 25% of patients with previously well-controlled blood pressure. Patients with diabetes, high normal baseline blood pressure levels, and low adherence to antihypertensive medications had significantly higher rates of hypertension recidivism.

Source: American Heart Journal, June 2015.

 

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