Race-Based Prescribing for Black People with High Blood Pressure Shows No Benefit


This blog explains how generations of physicians have been taught that Black people with high blood pressure should be treated with a narrower range of medication options than all other racial groups. It explains that this race-based approach to prescribing has no apparent patient benefit.

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Published on 09/27/2022