The effects of intensive glycemic control on neuropathy in the VA cooperative study on type II diabetes mellitus (VA CSDM).

@article{Azad1999TheEO,
  title={The effects of intensive glycemic control on neuropathy in the VA cooperative study on type II diabetes mellitus (VA CSDM).},
  author={Nasrin Azad and Nicholas V. Emanuele and Carlos Abraira and William G. Henderson and John A. Colwell and Seymour R. Levin and Frank Quentin Nuttall and Jonathan P. Comstock and Clark T Sawin and C. K. Silbert and Frank A. Rubino},
  journal={Journal of diabetes and its complications},
  year={1999},
  volume={13 5-6},
  pages={307-13}
}
To determine whether a difference in HbA(1c) could be safely sustained between a standard therapy (STD) arm and an intensive therapy (INT) arm, while maintaining HbA(1c) levels in both arms within a range acceptable in community practice. The effects of intensive treatment on various parameters were studied in this feasibility trial. We report here the results of 24 months of INT on peripheral and autonomic neuropathy.A prospective trial was conducted in five medical centers in 153 men of 60… CONTINUE READING

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