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41 PRACTICAL QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT HYPERTENSION AND HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA - 2008

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  • The goal of the antihypertensive treatment is not only the reduction of blood pressure but also the prevention of cardiovascular incidents. For that reason, beyond blood pressure control, all hypertensive patients should attend to all the other cardiovascular risk factors which may lead to an increased cardiovascular risk. In other words, they should simultaneously definitely treat cholesterol and glucose (diabetes mellitus) and give up smoking.

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