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Background: The relative effectiveness of various antihypertensive
drugs with regard to the reduction of stroke
incidence remains uncertain.
Objective: To assess the association between first ischemic
stroke and use of antihypertensive drugs.
Methods: A population-based case-control study was
Objective: To assess the association between different
antihypertensive drug regimens and plasma lipid levels
in the general population.
Methods: The Monitoring Project on Cardiovascular
Risk Factors was conducted from 1987 to 1991 as a
cross-sectional study in The Netherlands. Antihypertensive
Several methods to estimate prevalence of drug use are available, which may complicate a valid comparison of these estimates. Standardization
may contribute to more valid comparisons. We compared different methods to estimate prevalence of drug use by using pharmacy
records. Data were obtained from
OBJECTIVE— To investigate cardiovascular drug use and hospitalizations attributable to
type 2 diabetes from 1 year before until 6 years after the start of oral antidiabetic therapy.
RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS— In this cohort study, 2,584 patients with
type 2 diabetes were selected from the PHARMO R
Background and Purpose—Despite improved control of blood pressure during the last decades in the United States, a
considerable proportion of treated hypertensives have not achieved target blood pressure levels. We estimated the proportion
of strokes occurring among treated hypertensive patients that
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