Black Americans have the highest rate of hypertension in the world. The well-known consequences of this condition include stroke, heart failure, and renal disease. The causes, care, and control of hypertension, especially among the underserved and understudied group of young urban black men, require more comprehensive models of health care delivery and an understanding of the gene-gene and gene-environment interactions influencing blood pressure.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||21|
|Journal||The Nursing clinics of North America|
|State||Published - Sep 2000|
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