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Target blood pressures in the general population and specific diseases

Patient: My husband has been taking lisinopril for approximately 5 weeks to treat mild hypertension (140’s/90’s). His blood pressure readings have not changed during that time. His doctor ran a metabolic profile which was normal. Any thoughts?

 

 

Doctor: The current target BP is

 


 

 
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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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