Effects of aggressive blood pressure control in normotensive type 2 diabetic patients on albuminuria, retinopathy and strokes.

@article{Schrier2002EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of aggressive blood pressure control in normotensive type 2 diabetic patients on albuminuria, retinopathy and strokes.},
  author={Robert Schrier and Raymond O. Estacio and Anne L Esler and Philip S Mehler},
  journal={Kidney international},
  year={2002},
  volume={61 3},
  pages={1086-97}
}
BACKGROUND Although several important studies have been performed in hypertensive type 2 diabetic patients, it is not known whether lowering blood pressure in normotensive (BP <140/90 mm Hg) patients offers any beneficial results on vascular complications. The current study evaluated the effect of intensive versus moderate diastolic blood pressure (DBP) control on diabetic vascular complications in 480 normotensive type 2 diabetic patients. METHODS The current study was a prospective… CONTINUE READING
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