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Additive and Independent Effects of Blood Pressure Lowering and Intensive Glucose Control in Diabetic Patients

As reported in Medscape Today

Further analysis of data from the ADVANCE trial has shown that by lowering blood pressure, combined with intensive glucose control,  patients with type 2 diabetes experience at least as great as the effect of either treatment alone for all clinical outcomes, and appeared greater for some. as reported in Diabetes Care.

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