Insulin Resistance And High Blood Pressure - Two Goals Of Antihypertensive Therapy

S.V. Nedogoda

Volgograd State Medical University, Volgograd
The review discusses the problem of pathogenetic relationship between insulin resistance (IR) and arterial hypertension (AH). Along with genetically determined IR, stress, overeating, obesity and hypodinamia are the leading factors for its development in 50% of cases. The mechanism of tissue IR, the role of IR in the pathogenesis of AH, and requirements for antihypertensive therapy against the background of IR are presented. Comparative analysis of the major classes of antihypertensive drugs used for this purpose is demonstrated.

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Nedogoda S.V. - Prof., Vice President for Clinical Work, Head of the Department of Therapy and Family Medicine DIF Volgograd Medical University. E-mail:

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