Tight Blood Pressure Control in Diabetes: Evidence-Based Review of Treatment Targets in Patients with Diabetes

@article{Reboldi2012TightBP,
  title={Tight Blood Pressure Control in Diabetes: Evidence-Based Review of Treatment Targets in Patients with Diabetes},
  author={Gianpaolo Reboldi and Giorgio Gentile and Valeria Maria Manfreda and Fabio Eduardo Angeli and Paolo Verdecchia},
  journal={Current Cardiology Reports},
  year={2012},
  volume={14},
  pages={89-96}
}
Blood pressure (BP) targets in diabetic patients stills represent the object of a major debate, fueled by the recent publication of post hoc observational analyses of the INVEST and the ONTARGET trials, suggesting an increased risk of cardiovascular events with tighter control, the J-curve effect, and by the results of the ACCORD trial, showing no improvements in the composite primary outcome of nonfatal myocardial infarction, stroke, or cardiovascular death in the intensive BP-lowering arm… CONTINUE READING
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