Ambulatory Blood Pressure And Intervention Studies

Due to the high reproducibility of ambulatory BP compared with clinic measurements it is an ideal tool for intervention studies [16,120]. The 24-h effectiveness of the intervention can be evaluated, the number of patients needed can be reduced without loosing power and small changes in BP, which would be overlooked by traditional measurements, can be recognised. Ambulatory BP is now a standard methodology for monitoring BP changes in intervention studies.So far there have been no confirmed reports of an altered circadian BP profile after antihypertensive treatment in diabetic patients.

Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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