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Lowering blood pressure reduces renal events in type 2 diabetes.

Abstract:

BP is an important determinant of kidney disease among patients with diabetes. The recommended thresholds to initiate treatment to lower BP are 130/80 and 125/75 mmHg for people with diabetes and nephropathy, respectively. We sought to determine the effects of lowering BP below these currently recommended thresholds on renal outcomes among 11,140 patients who had type 2 diabetes and participated in the Action in Diabetes and Vascular disease: preterAx and diamicroN-MR Controlled Evaluation (A...

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10.1681/asn.2008070667

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Journal:
Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN
Volume:
20
Issue:
4
Pages:
883-892
Publication date:
2009-04-05
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EISSN:
1533-3450
ISSN:
1046-6673
URN:
uuid:4308e8f3-e332-4d86-8511-87384d7b2c80
Source identifiers:
215655
Local pid:
pubs:215655

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