Data from European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO) and the European Society of Hypertension (ESH) - Curated by Marshall Pearce - Last updated 30 November 2016



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The present joint scientific statement provides an overview on the interaction between obesity and arterial hypertension from a pathophysiological, epidemiological, and clinical point of view. An important goal of this joint effort is to identify areas of uncertainty that ought to be studied in more detail. In particular, a focus is made on difficulties in treating hypertension in these patients.

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