Diabetes and masked hypertension

      Sabuncu et al. published a study dealing with the relationship hypertension and diabetes [
      • Sabuncu T.
      • Sonmez A.
      • Eren M.A.
      • TEMD Study Group
      • et al.
      Characteristics of patients with hypertension in a population with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Results from the Turkish Nationwide SurvEy of Glycemic and Other Metabolic Parameters of Patients with Diabetes Mellitus (TEMD Hypertension Study).
      ] focusing on the demographical and clinical characteristics of patients with hypertension in a population with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in Turkey. The authors concluded that 67.5% of adult patients with T2DM had hypertension, only about half of the patients reached the blood pressure (BP) target values and prevalence of masked hypertension was 41.2%.
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