Intensive BP Control Mitigates Cardiovascular Risk in Women with Early-Onset Hypertension and Type 2 Diabetes

25 Apr 2024 • A recent study delved into the sex-specific disparities in cardiovascular risks associated with type 2 diabetes, focusing on the impact of early-onset hypertension.

Analyzing data from 3,792 individuals, researchers found that each decade earlier age of hypertension diagnosis increased cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk by 11%.

The study findings particularly highlight that women with type 2 diabetes and early-onset hypertension face heightened CVD risks compared to men. However, intensive blood pressure control strategies appeared to mitigate this risk in women but not in men.

Source: Diabetes Care | Read full story

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