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Hypertension in Mississippi: we can do better.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19297944     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Hypertension prevalence rates in Mississippi are currently the highest in our country. Hypertension treatment and control rates are less than ideal. Our best hope is in prevention of hypertension through healthier lifestyles with more physical activity, fewer calories, and lower dietary sodium intake. A commitment by physicians to overcome clinical inertia and achieve control in most patients will be necessary for us to make progress.
Authors:
Daniel W Jones
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Mississippi State Medical Association     Volume:  50     ISSN:  0026-6396     ISO Abbreviation:  J Miss State Med Assoc     Publication Date:  2009 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-03-20     Completed Date:  2009-04-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505622     Medline TA:  J Miss State Med Assoc     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  39-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
School of Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216-4505, USA. djones@ovc.umsmed.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Antihypertensive Agents / pharmacology,  therapeutic use
Cardiovascular Diseases / prevention & control
Evidence-Based Medicine
Health Policy*
Health Promotion*
Humans
Hypertension / drug therapy,  epidemiology,  prevention & control*
Life Style
Mississippi / epidemiology
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antihypertensive Agents

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