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Older Adults With Type 1 Diabetes Have Lower Grip Strength

Additionally, lower diastolic blood pressure seen with type 1 diabetes versus matched controls

About 3 g/Day of Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Lower Blood Pressure

Review shows 2 to 3 g/day may be optimal intake associated with both systolic and diastolic blood pressure reductions

Young doctor checking pregnant woman's blood pressure

HTN Not Detected Earlier With Self-Monitoring of BP in Pregnancy

Second study shows no improvement in mean systolic BP with self-monitoring versus usual care for chronic or gestational HTN

Simplified Approaches to Hypertension Screening Seem Reliable

Surveys conducted across 60 countries reveal screening strategies using the second blood pressure reading had the smallest misdiagnosis rate

Increasing BP Trajectory to Midlife Tied to Brain Changes

Risks for diffuse small vessel disease, lower brain perfusion increased with rising BP trajectories in young adults with moderate-to-high BP levels

Mean Monthly BP Increased Among U.S. Adults During COVID-19

Increases also seen in the proportion of participants with a mean monthly BP classified as uncontrolled or severely uncontrolled HTN

Physical Maneuvers May Counter Initial Orthostatic Hypotension

Symptoms of IOH in young women reduced with preactivation of lower body muscles before standing, lower body muscle tensing after standing

BP Trajectory May ID Risk for Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy

Risk for hypertensive disorder of pregnancy increased in women with increase or little or no decline in blood pressure early in pregnancy

ASA: BP Telemonitoring Aids Stroke Survivors in Underserved Areas

Adherence to follow-up, blood pressure control better in those with remote BP monitoring, telehealth versus usual care

Increase in BP at Night Ups Risk for Death in Diabetes Patients

Relative to those with dip in nighttime SBP, nondippers, reverse dippers have higher prevalence of cardiac autonomic neuropathy