Hypertension in diabetes mellitus
The best ways to treat
Diabetes mellitus DM and hypertension HTN are two of Canada s most common and worrisome diseases. It s estimated that 2 million Canadians are living with type 2 DM and another 6 million have been diagnosed with HTN.1,2 The mortality and morbidity rates are higher when patients have a combination ...





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The flush beyond the blush

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