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41 PRACTICAL QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT HYPERTENSION AND HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA - 2008

TREATMENT OF HYPERTENSION - BLOOD PRESURE CONTROL PREVIOUS QUESTION  QUESTIONS  NEXT QUESTION
  • In all hypertensive subjects, blood pressure goal should be lower than 140/90 mmHg (140 for the systolic blood pressure and 90 for the diastolic blood pressure).
  • The same is true for the elderly (over 65 years of age).
  • In subjects with diabetes mellitus or in those with impaired renal function the blood pressure goal should be lower (130/80 mmHg).

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