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ea0056oc10.4 | Cardiovascular aspects of endocrine diseases | ECE2018

Improvement in the control of hypertension in diabetic patients screened for hyperaldosteronism

Jimenez Ines , Crespo Irene , Cuesta Martin , Elvira Carlos , de Miguel Paz , Santiago Alejandro , Fernandez Luzdivina , de Parayuelo Maria Victoria Saez , Calle Alfonso , Runkle Isabelle

Introduction: Control of hypertension (HT) is essential to reduce cardiovascular events in diabetic patients (DPts). However, studies indicate that only 50% of DPts with treated hypertension present adequate blood pressure (BP) control. Yet Endocrine-Society-Guideline (ESG) screening for primary hyperaldosteronism (PHA) is rarely applied. Furthermore, in patients with essential hypertension (EH), longer-acting hypertension medication (HM) improves 24-hour BP when compared to r...