Effect of a Modest Weight Loss in Normalizing Blood Pressure in Obese Subjects on Antihypertensive Drugs

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Gilardini, Luisa; Redaelli, Gabriella; Croci, Marina; Conti, Antonio; Pasqualinotto, Lucia; Invitti, Cecilia;
  • Publisher: S. Karger GmbH
  • Journal: Obesity Facts,volume 9,issue 4,pages251-258 (issn: 1662-4025, eissn: 1662-4033)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5644874, doi: 10.1159/000445504
  • Subject: Nutrition. Foods and food supply | Nutritional diseases. Deficiency diseases | Original Article | TX341-641 | Weight loss | RC620-627 | Hypertension | Obesity | Lifestyle intervention

Objective To assess the effect of a lifestyle intervention in lowering/normalizing blood pressure (BP) levels in hypertensive (controlled or not) obese patients. Methods In this prospective observational study, 490 obese hypertensive patients, 389 controlled (BP < 140/9... View more
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