Cardiovascular events and correlates in the Veterans Affairs Diabetes Feasibility Trial. Veterans Affairs Cooperative Study on Glycemic Control and Complications in Type II Diabetes.

@article{Abraira1997CardiovascularEA,
  title={Cardiovascular events and correlates in the Veterans Affairs Diabetes Feasibility Trial. Veterans Affairs Cooperative Study on Glycemic Control and Complications in Type II Diabetes.},
  author={Carlos Abraira and John Colwell and Frank Quentin Nuttall and Clark T Sawin and William Henderson and Jonathan P. Comstock and Nicholas V. Emanuele and Seymour R. Levin and Ivan V Pacold and Hyun Sug Lee},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={157 2},
  pages={181-8}
}
BACKGROUND The risks and benefits of intensive therapy in non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) need to be defined. In preparation for a long-term trial, a feasibility study of 153 men in 5 medical centers compared standard vs intensive insulin therapy. OBJECTIVE To assess the rate of development of new cardiovascular events and their correlates. METHODS Patients with a mean +/- SD age of 60 +/- 6 years and diagnosis of NIDDM for 7.8 +/- 4.0 years were randomly assigned to a… CONTINUE READING

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