• Does lowering diastolic BP to less than 90 mm Hg decrease cardiovascular risk? 

    Fontaine, Patricia; Nashelsky, Joan (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2004-02)
    Although lowering diastolic blood pressure (DBP) is associated with reduced cardiovascular events, systolic blood pressure (SBP) is a more robust predictor of cardiovascular risk than DBP and should now be used to diagnose, ...