Hypertension in Diabetes


Diabetes mellitus, particularly non-insulin-dependent diabetes Type 2, is a common disease and, even though insulin has been around for seventy years, this endocrine disorder still reduces the life expectancy of diabetic patients because of the development of long-term complications, including hypertension. Hypertension in Diabetes provides a comprehensive, state-of-the-art review of key areas related to the epidemiology, pathogenesis, and consequences of hypertension in patients with diabetes. The book discusses the regulation of blood pressure and its specific effects on the heart, kidneys, and retina; it also features various blood pressure treatments and reviews controversies.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Bryan Williams
  • William B. Kannel
  • Peter Wf Wilson
  • Gerald M. Reaven
  • D. John Betteridge
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 2003


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