Resistant Hypertension Common in Patients with Moderate CKD


A new study by investigators at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health has found that more than 50% of patients with moderate chronic kidney disease have resistant hypertension.

In addition, blacks and those with a larger waste circumference, diabetes and a history of heart attacks or strokes may be more likely to have resistant hypertension.

John Schieszer has the latest on the story in today's Medical Minute.

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