HENRY J. JOHN, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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That the blood pressure rises as a result of increase in weight in non-diabetic individuals has been shown by various authors.2, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 41 One striking example of this relationship is shown in the data reported by Hartman and Ghrist2 of the Mayo Clinic, who in 1922 analyzed a series of 2,042 consecutive cases of this type which were seen there. The males and females were practically equally divided. The summary of this study may be expressed by the following:
Observations by Terry17 and Rose18 showed that in patients presenting hypertension with obesity, merely the reduction of
JOHN HJ. Hypertension and Diabetes12. Ann Intern Med. 1932;5:1462–1486. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-5-12-1462
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1932;5(12):1462-1486.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism, Hypertension.
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