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Blood Pressure Control and Other Quality of Care Metrics for Patients with Obesity and Diabetes

Blood Pressure Control and Other Quality of Care Metrics for Patients with Obesity and Diabetes

There are no population-level estimates in the United States for achievement of blood pressure goals in patients with diabetes and hypertension by obesity weight class. A team of authors, including HIP Investigator, Dr. Maureen Smith examined the relationship between the extent of obesity and the achievement of guideline-recommended blood pressure goals and other quality of care metrics among patients with diabetes.

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