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Approximately 1 in 3 adults has high blood pressure (HBP) which, if not properly diagnosed and treated, can lead to heart failure, heart attack, stroke, blindness, and kidney disease.

American Heart Association. Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics- 2008 Update. Circulation. 2008; 117. http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/short/117/4/e25

Reference

Title
Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics- 2008 Update
Publication
Circulation
Publication Date
2008
Authors
American Heart Association
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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