Blood Pressure Ruckus Reveals Big Secret In Medicine
Joyce Park stashed this in Healthcare
Guess what? Doctors don't agree on pretty basic things about healthcare either.
Wait, if experts can't agree what chance to the rest of us have?
But now some experts who were part of the group responsible for the new advice seem to have changed their minds. They're publicly splitting from the new guidelines that still bear their names and saying the old, lower treatment goal is the one to follow.
With more than 30 million Americans with high blood pressure and billions of dollars spent on drugs to treat it, this issue has substantial implications for many patients and financial consequences for the drug industry.