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JNC 8 Summary (January 2014)

  • Goal <140/90 for <60 yo
  • Goal <150/90 for 60yo and older (<140/90 for people who have a history of stroke or TIA and consider also for high ASCVD risk score according to AFP, ACP - 2017)
     
  • Lifestyle Modification still first line
     
  • DM2 and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Goal is < 140/90 for all ages
  • Thiazides, CCBs, ACEis (ARB if cough) first line (exception: ACEis/ARBs not first line in AA patients)
  • Beta-blockers now considered second line
  • Do not use ACEi and ARB together
  • Use ACEi (ARB if cough) first line if CKD (DM2 no longer specified here)

 

Author(s): Wayne Altman, M.D.
Created: Tuesday January 28, 2014
Modified: Monday May 14, 2018

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