Hypertensive treatment in patients with metabolic syndrome

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The prevalence of obesity, hypertension, and type 2 diabetes mellitus - in other words, the metabolic syndrome - is increasing in the United States. In this setting, it is important to understand the effects of antihypertensives on parameters of the metabolic syndrome in addition to glucose metabolism. Here the authors review pertinent clinical studies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)95-103
Number of pages9
JournalMetabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1 2010


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

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