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Long-term follow-up after tight control of blood pressure in type 2 diabetes.

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BACKGROUND: Post-trial monitoring of patients in the United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS) examined whether risk reductions for microvascular and macrovascular disease, achieved with the use of improved blood-pressure control during the trial, would be sustained. METHODS: Among 5102 UKPDS patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus, we randomly assigned, over a 4-year period beginning in 1987, 1148 patients with hypertension to tight or less-tight blood-pressure contro...

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10.1056/nejmoa0806359

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, RDM, OCDEM, Biomedical Research Centre
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University of Oxford
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Oxford
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Journal:
The New England journal of medicine
Volume:
359
Issue:
15
Pages:
1565-1576
Publication date:
2008-10-05
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1533-4406
ISSN:
0028-4793
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uuid:2a6fb23a-c7da-434f-aceb-8ba3ba898eb1
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20420
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pubs:20420

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