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Hypertension in obesity.
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PMID:  21855699     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Hypertension and obesity are major components of the cardiometabolic syndrome and are both on the rise worldwide, with enormous consequences to global health and the economy. The relationship between hypertension and obesity is multifaceted; the etiology is complex and it is not well elucidated. This article reviews the current knowledge on obesity-related hypertension. Further understanding of the underlying mechanisms of this epidemic will be important in devising future treatment avenues.
Authors:
L Romayne Kurukulasuriya; Sameer Stas; Guido Lastra; Camila Manrique; James R Sowers
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Medical clinics of North America     Volume:  95     ISSN:  1557-9859     ISO Abbreviation:  Med. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-08-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985236R     Medline TA:  Med Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  903-17     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, Columbia, MO 65212, USA; Cosmopolitan International Diabetes and Endocrinology Center, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO 65212, USA.
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