Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, September 22nd, 2003
According to a study from Turkey, "The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of hemorheological factors on the development of hypertension in diabetic children without retinopathy and persistent microalbuminuria."
"Arterial blood pressures were measured in 46 diabetic children and were compared with those of 29 healthy non-obese and 32 obese age- and sex-matched children," stated Halit Cam and colleagues at Istanbul University. "Higher systolic (SBP) (109.0±13.0 mm Hg) and diastolic blood pressure (DBP) (74.3±9.5 mm Hg) were obtained in...
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