Diabetes patients taking BP drugs at night show better results

10/1/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

Bedtime dosing of antihypertensive drugs was linked to improved nighttime and 24-hour systolic blood pressure levels in type 2 diabetes patients with nocturnal hypertension, a study indicated. Data also showed bedtime dosing did not significantly affect daytime readings, morning surge or arterial stiffness in patients. The results, which suggest that bedtime dosing might be better than daytime dosing, were presented at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes meeting.

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