TITLE

Risks and benefits of intensive blood pressure lowering in patients with type 2 diabetes

AUTHOR(S)
Rabi, Doreen M.; Padwal, Raj; Tobe, Sheldon W.; Gilbert, Richard E.; Leiter, Lawrence A.; Quinn, Robert R.; Khan, Nadia
PUB. DATE
August 2013
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/6/2013, Vol. 185 Issue 11, p963
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the theories of doctors related to the need of appropriate blood pressure targets for patients suffering from hypertension and diabetes. It discusses the possibility of adverse cardiovascular events for patients suffering from both hypertension and diabetes which also increases the possibility of stroke and myocardial infarction.
ACCESSION #
89630188

 

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