High blood pressure goals lowered for people 60 and older

High blood pressure goals lowered for people 60 and older

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Wednesday, December 18, 2013
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In recommending new guidelines for blood pressure medication, doctors focused on people age 60 because they “are a unique population and we are concerned about the number of medications that may be required,” says Paul James, head of family medicine at the University of Iowa.

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