how to manage hypertension in diabetes patients

You'll hear debate about how to manage hypertension in diabetes patients...due to new JNC 8 hypertension guidelines.

ACEIs or ARBs are the usual initial choice in diabetes patients.

Now JNC 8 says it's also okay to use a calcium channel blocker (CCB) or thiazide first in diabetes patients...because there isn't strong evidence that an ACEI or ARB leads to better CV outcomes.

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