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"They're younger… it's harder." Primary providers' perspectives on hypertension management in young adults

"They're younger… it's harder." Primary providers' perspectives on hypertension management in young adults

Dr. Heather Johnson and team conducted a multicenter qualitative study to explore PCP perspectives on barriers to diagnosing, treating, and controlling hypertension among young adults with regular primary care. They found altered self-identity, greater blood pressure variability, and unintended consequences of medication initiation were barriers to hypertension control.

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