TITLE

Meta-analysis shows limited benefit of lowering blood pressure below 130/80 mm Hg in patients with type 2 diabetes

AUTHOR(S)
Koraishy, Farrukh M.; Peixoto, Aldo J.
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Evidence Based Medicine;Dec2013, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p222
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The authors reflect on the study titled "Intensive and standard blood pressure targets in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: systematic review and meta-analysis" by K. McBrien and colleagues published in a 2012 issue of the "Archives of Internal Medicine." Topics include risk of cardiovascular diseases in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, evaluation of the outcomes of low blood pressure levels, and microvascular complications associated with high blood pressure levels.
ACCESSION #
92598269

 

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