Even Modest Weight Loss May Help Reduce Blood Pressure In Real-World Practice

MedPage Today (4/17, Phend) reported that “even modest weight loss helps reduce blood pressure in real-world practice, researchers affirmed in an observational study” presented at a European cardiology meeting. Researchers found that “each 1 kg weight loss (2.2 pounds) was associated with a 0.39 mm Hg decrease in systolic and 0.26 mm Hg decrease in diastolic blood pressure.”

 

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