Comparative effectiveness of angiotensin-receptor blockers for preventing macrovascular disease in patients with diabetes: a population-based cohort study.


BACKGROUND Telmisartan, unlike other angiotensin-receptor blockers, is a partial agonist of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-γ, a property that has been associated with improvements in surrogate markers of cardiovascular health in small trials involving patients with diabetes. However, whether this property translates into a reduced risk of… (More)
DOI: 10.1503/cmaj.121771


  • Presentations referencing similar topics