Other big news this year was the long awaited JNC8 report. This had been in the pipeline for years but when it arrived it was not well received by everyone. Some members of the committee even went so far as to publish their concerns about the recommendations. A minority of the panel had concerns about raising the SBP target in over 60s (without DM or CKD) from 140 to 150mmHg.
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