Controlling pediatric BP is important to CVD risk, study says

06/26/2013 | MedWire News (U.K.)

Pediatric high blood pressure may raise the risk of later cardiovascular disease unless it is controlled by the time children become adults, researchers from Turku University Hospital in Finland reported in the journal Circulation. The study also found changes in BMI tracked changes in blood pressure, decreasing in study participants whose pediatric hypertension had been controlled by adulthood.

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