This randomized controlled trial addresses the question of whether aggressive blood pressure control (systolic blood pressures lower than 120 mm Hg) has a beneficial effect on cardiovascular outcomes compared to standard of care (systolic blood pressures lower than 140 mm Hg).

Time Required (estimated): 35 minutes
Title: Effects of Intensive Blood-Pressure Control in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Citation: New England Journal of Medicine 2010; doi 10.1056/NEJMoa1001286
Date Created: 2010
Revisions: None Indicated
Disclaimers: Indicated on page 10 of the article
Resource Type: Text
Other: Recommended by Paul Bolin, MD
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