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Many people are hypertensive without knowing it
Hypertension management has significantly evolved over the past decades. New treatment strategies are constantly being developed to manage the condition. At a recent Abbott-sponsored lunch symposium held during the 14th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Malaysian Society of Hypertension in Kuala Lumpur, an expert from Italy provided some insights into the modern treatment of hypertension, with particular interest in the use of calcium channel blockers (CCBs).

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