TITLE

Weight and Hypertension

AUTHOR(S)
Havlik, Richard J.; Hubert, Helen B.; Fabsitz, Richard R.; Feinleib, Manning
PUB. DATE
May 1983
SOURCE
Annals of Internal Medicine;May83 Part 2, Vol. 98 Issue 5, p855
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the correlation between blood pressure and weight. Definitions of overweight and obesity; Variation of the relation of weight and blood pressure with age; Generation effects of weight; Variation of the relation of weight and blood pressure with age; Importance of weight gain in young adults.
ACCESSION #
7010751

 

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