Recommend a Systolic BP = 120 mmHg for Appropriate High Risk Patients

You'll see changes in the way hypertension is managed.

BP targets. Continue to recommend a BP under 130/80 mmHg for patients with diabetes...under 140/90 for most patients with hypertension...or under 150/90 for the frail elderly.

But expect a systolic BP target of 120 mmHg or less for some patients at very high reduce the risk of CV events.

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