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High Blood Pressure Easy To Miss In Children With Kidney Disease - 11/20/2009

High Blood Pressure Easy To Miss In Children With Kidney Disease

Release Date: November 20, 2009

Spot blood pressure readings in children with chronic kidney disease often fail to detect hypertension – even during doctor’s office visits — increasing a child’s risk for serious heart problems, according to research from Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and other institutions. A report of the findings appears online in the Journal of American Society of Nephrology.

For more information; http://www.hopkinschildrens.org/High-Blood-Pressure-Easy-to-Miss-in-Children-with-Kidney-Disease.aspx

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