TITLE

2010 - Intensive blood pressure control did not prevent major CV events more than standard control in type 2 diabetes

AUTHOR(S)
Elley, C. Raina; Selak, Vanessa
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;7/20/2010, Vol. 153 Issue 1, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's views on a research study which compared the effectiveness of intensive antihypertensive therapy and standard therapy in reducing cardiovascular (CV) risk in patients of type two diabetes who are at high risk of CV. The study concluded that there was no advantage one therapy to the other. The author observes that the outcome of the research was similar to another research which also found relative risk reduction (RRR) of 15% compared 20% of the current study.
ACCESSION #
53276845

 

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