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Prevalence Of Hypertension And Obesity In Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus In Observational Studies: A Systematic Literature Review

Authors Colosia AD, Palencia R, Khan S Accepted for publication 9 August 2013 Checked for plagiarism Yes Peer reviewer comments 3 1RTI Health Solutions, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA; 2Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH, Ingelheim, Germany Background: Hypertension and obesity are known to contribute, directly or indirectly, to the development of long-term complications of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Knowing the prevalence of these comorbidities is important for determining the size of the population that may benefit from strategies that reduce blood pressure and weight while controlling blood glucose. Methods: In this systematic literature review, electronic searches of PubMed, Embase, and the Cochrane Library were conducted to identify observational studies of hypertension and/or obesity prevalence in patients with T2DM throughout the world. The searches were limited to studies reported in English from January 1, 2001 to February 16, 2012. Results: From a total of 2,688 studies, 92 observational studies provided prevalence rates for hypertension and/or obesity specifically in adults with T2DM. Fifteen studies of specific subtypes of hypertension or subpopulations with T2DM were subs Continue reading >>

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