Long-term benefit from early blood glucose control

Siddall, Rhonda
October 2008
British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Oct2008, Vol. 69 Issue 10, p553
Academic Journal
The article reports on the result of the ten year follow-up data from the landmark United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS). It shows that intensive glucose lowering intervention such as sulfonylurea insulin group or metformin has a significant and lasting effects on major diabetes end-points which include risk reduction. Moreover, it also reduces the risks for myocardial infraction and death from any cause.


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