HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE GOAL IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

The new blood pressure goals were published by the American Heart Association. The goal for the systolic blood pressure (top number) goal is either below 130 or below 140. The two target blood pressures result in some reduction in Heart disease and overall death rate. There was no difference in the effect on the kidneys between the two target pressures.

Individualizing a blood pressure target, based upon a person’s total health picture remains reasonable.

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