Items Tagged ‘lipid control’

March 17, 2010

Intense Cholesterol, Blood Pressure Therapies Don’t Help Type 2 Diabetics

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Two sets of results from a large U.S. government-sponsored trial find that neither aggressive treatment of cholesterol nor of blood pressure lowers the risk of heart events in people with type 2 diabetes.   “These results could be disappointing to a lot of people — that this intensive blood pressure control or intensive lipid control […]

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Tags: cholesterol, diabetes, Dr. Stephen Kopecky, lipid control


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