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Blood pressure

Blood pressure of elderly persons

Optimising blood pressure control in Maori and Pacific patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and established diabetic nephropathy in New Zealand

Diabetes mellitus is having a considerable impact on the health and well-being of Māori and Pacific people in New Zealand (NZ). The prevalence of diabetic nephropathy is high in these groups, who also have a heightened risk of progression to end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Good...
Conference paper

Effects of indoor air temperature on blood pressure among nursing home residents in Japan

Purpose / Context – To quantify the relationship between indoor temperature and blood pressure in Japanese nursing home residents. Methodology / Approach – A field study of 27 nursing homes in Japan was conducted. We meas-ured the indoor temperature of nursing homes and collected data...