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oa South African Family Practice - Percentage and profile of hypertensives among people aged 20 to 40 years attending a medical clinic in Pudimoe : letter to the editor

 

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Extracted from text ... 4 SA Fam Pract 2006:48(5) Letters to the Edit Letters to the Editor Percentage and profile of hypertensives among people aged 20 to 40 years attending a medical clinic in Pudimoe To the editor: The increase in hypertensive patients in black South Africans has partly been attributed to urbanization and informal settlement.1 Recently one study has found an association between low birth weight and fetal growth retardation with the risk of elevated blood pressure and hypertension in adulthood, with particular reference to Africa.2, 3 Hypertension as a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases need proper treatment and control to lessen conditions ..

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2006-06-01
2016-12-06
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