Association between within-visit systolic blood pressure variability and development of pre-diabetes and diabetes among overweight/obese individuals

These analyses include SOALS participants who completed key components of the baseline and follow-up examination. The study was approved by the University of Puerto Rico Human Research Subjects Protection Office Institutional Review Board, and participants signed a written informed consent. SOALS is a longitudinal study conducted among civilian, non-institutionalized Hispanic adults recruited primarily from San Juan metropolitan area using flyers and various other means. The sample size was pre-determined for the primary aims relating periodontitis and pre-diabetes. Recruitment and baseline data collection started in 2011 and the follow-up exam (planned for around 3-year follow-up period) was completed in 2016. Our...

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