Monitoring BP over 24 hours best predicts heart disease
Compared to an isolated BP reading taken in the office, BP should be monitored over 24 hours out-of-office to best predict the risk of heart disease, suggests a new study conducted in 12 countries published August 6, 2019 in JAMA.The study included more than 11,000 individuals from 12 countries in Europe, East Asia and Latin America and followed them for 14 years from May 1988 to May 2010. BP was also recorded over a 24-hour period using automated portable BP monitors in an office setting, with repeated blood press
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