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DIABETES MELLITUS-HTN MANAGEMENT

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DIABETES MELLITUS-HTN MANAGEMENT

1. In the general population: including those with diabetes, treat initially with a thiazide-type diuretic, ACEI, or ARB, CCB (tip: TAAC)

2. Goal: < 140/90 for all diabetic patients, but < 130/80 or lower (without SE) for diabetic patients with micro & macrovascular disease as per JCN8 recommendations.


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
3. Image: no reference available.

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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