A "state of the science" report on diabetic hypertension concludes that controlling blood pressure may be the key factor in preventing cardiovascular disease in people who have diabetes and that angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors appear to be the best means to that end.
The report, which puts the latest clinical trial results on diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease into a single update, appears in the April issue of Hypertension: Journal of the American Heart Association.
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