Non-compliance with Antihypertensive Medications Comes with a Price

Hypertension is a significant risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD). Is compliance with prescribed anti-hypertenrsive medication regimens beneficial to lower CVD risk? Italian investigators followed almost 19,000 hypertensive patients without CVD at baseline for almost five years in an attempt to answer this question. They found those with high adherence had 38% lower risk for…

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