Association of blood pressure classification in young adults using the 2017 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association blood pressure guideline with cardiovascular events later in life

JAMA Nov 09, 2018

Yano Y, et al. - Researchers investigated if a higher risk for cardiovascular disease events is seen among adults who develop hypertension (defined using the 2017 American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) blood pressure guideline) before age 40 years vs those who maintain normal blood pressure. According to findings, a significantly higher risk for subsequent cardiovascular disease events was observed among young adults with elevated blood pressure, stage 1...

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