ACCORD Study: Cholesterol, BP Control Does Little Good for Diabetics

Research findings released today have dashed doctors' hopes that intensive blood pressure and blood fat management could drive down diabetics' higher risks of heart problems. Results from the highly anticipated Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD) trial proved once again that when it comes to traditional measurements of heart disease risk, lower isn't always better. Using a blood pressure target of 120 mm Hg rather than the general population standard of 140 did not...Full Story
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