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41 PRACTICAL QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT HYPERTENSION AND HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA - 2008

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  • Research in several developed countries in Europe (Greece among them), the USA, Canada, Australia etc has shown that one in four adult persons (25%) develops hypertension. It is estimated that in our country the number of hypertensive persons amounts to 2.000.000.
  • The likelihood of hypertension rises with ageing. Half of the elderly (over the age of 65) population have hypertension.

WRITING GROUP
G. Stergiou, Chairman
A. Achimastos
E. Andreadis
I. Avramopoulos
M. Elissaf
N. Karatzas
T. Mountokalakis
D. Papadogiannis
K. Siamopoulos
E. Varsamis
K. Vemmos
D. Vlahakos