Features December 2015 Issue

Hypertension Patients: Systolic Blood Pressure Readings Aren't Everything

Hypertension Patients: Systolic Blood Pressure Readings Aren't Everything

The SPRINT trial grabbed headlines by calling for a lower systolic blood pressure goal. But the early release of SPRINTís results is raising questions.

Treating your hypertension is important. The SPRINT study's urge for aggressive lowering of your systolic number might not be.

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