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The importance of frequent return visits and hypertension control among young adults

The importance of frequent return visits and hypertension control among young adults

This study by Cecile King and several HIP investigators evaluated the relationship between ambulatory blood pressure encounter intervals and hypertension control rates among young adults. A retrospective analysis showed that shorter encounter intervals were associated with higher hypertension control. Young adults with more frequent visits also had lower medication initiation, supporting the effectiveness of lifestyle modifications.

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