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Research Article

Cardiovascular Protective Effects of Adjunctive Alternative Medicine (Salvia miltiorrhiza and Pueraria lobata) in High-Risk Hypertension

Table 2

Changes in clinical and vascular parameters after 12 months.

Placebo ( )D&G (1 gm/day) ( )D&G (2 gm/day) ( )
Baseline12 monthsBaseline12 monthsBaseline12 months

SBP (mmHg)
DBP (mmHg)
TC (mmol/L)
TG (mmol/L)
HBA1C (%)
Creatinine (mol/L)
Reactive hyperemia (%)
FMD (%)
NTG (%)
IMT (mm)

Compared with baseline within group: ;  . SBP: systolic blood pressure, DBP: diastolic blood pressure, TC: total cholesterol, TG: triglyceride, HBA1-C: hemoglobin A1-C, FMD: flow-mediated dilation, NTG: nitroglycerin-induced dilation, and IMT: intima-media thickness, .

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