Hypertension and obesity in the young population are major risk factors for renal and cardiovascular events, which could arise in adulthood. A candidate-gene approach was applied in a cohort observational study, in which we collected data from 2638 high school adolescent students.
Bigazzi R, Zagato L, Lanzani C, Fontana S, Messaggio E, Delli Carpini S, Citterio L, Simonini M, Brioni E, Magnaghi C, Colombo GI, Santini G, Nistri F, Cellai F, Lenti S, Bianchi S, Pertosa GB, Rocchetti MT, Papale M, Mezzolla V, Gesualdo L, Pina Concas M, Campese V, Manunta P. Hypertension in High School Students: Genetic and Environmental Factors: The HYGEF Study. Hypertension 2019 Nov 25:HYPERTENSIONAHA11913818. doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.119.13818.