A network meta-analysis compared the SBP-lowering effectiveness of commonly prescribed antihypertensive treatments with structured exercise programs.
In the SACRA study, treatment with empagliflozin for 12 weeks was associated with reductions from baseline in nighttime, clinic, 24-hour ABP and morning HBP in T2DM with uncontrolled nocturnal hypertension.
This is a summary of the presentation by prof. Stephan Jacob, in which he talked about the management of diabetes, focusing on the shift from glucose to CV risk management in patients with diabetes.
This is a summary of the presentation by prof. Nikolaus Marx, in which he addressed the mode of action of SGLT2 inhibitors, and presented clinical outcome data and potential mechanisms.
ESC 2018 Dr. Ajay Gupta investigated the long term effects of treatment with a calcium channel blocker-based regimen and a statin on mortality in patients with hypertension, and showed a legacy effect of the combined therapy.
A small cross-sectional study showed an age-associated rise in BP starting in childhood in a more Westernized community, compared to an isolated, non-acculturated community.
ESC 2018 Across the world, one out of five people has hypertension. In this video dr. Thomas Beaney shares the first results of the May Measurement Month project, which aims to raise awareness of high blood pressure globally in prevention of CVD.
The phase 3a PIONEER 6 trial met its primary endpoint, showing non-inferiority with regard to MACE, which was driven by a significant reduction in CV and all-cause mortality, compared to placebo, on top of standard care in T2DM.
In an observational study, antihypertensive treatment was not associated with reduced mortality or rates of CVD in low-risk patients with mild hypertension.
In a cohort study, use of β-blockers in the first trimester was not associated with increased risk of congenital overall or cardiac malformations.
A retrospective study showed better SBP during antihypertensive therapy and lower risk of antihypertensive treatment failure in hypertensive patients with good oral health, as compared with those with periodontitis.
A community-based lifestyle intervention resulted in greater SBP reduction when compared with health education alone in hypertensive blacks, as observed in the FAITH randomized trial.