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Obesity for 2011-2012: decrease reported for 2-5 year olds; increase for women 60 years old and older; overall prevalence still high
Hypertension in the Elderly
ACCF/AHA 2011 Expert Consensus Document on Hypertension in the Elderly:
A Report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation Task Force on Clinical Expert Consensus Documents
Hypertension in the elderly is a complex cardiovascular disorder.
Our population is aging, and more elderly patients have hypertension.
Hypertension in the elderly is underdiagnosed and undertreated.
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