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Tight blood pressure control and risk of macrovascular and microvascular complications in type 2 diabetes: UKPDS 38. UK Prospective Diabetes Study Group.

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OBJECTIVE: To determine whether tight control of blood pressure prevents macrovascular and microvascular complications in patients with type 2 diabetes. DESIGN: Randomised controlled trial comparing tight control of blood pressure aiming at a blood pressure of <150/85 mm Hg (with the use of an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor captopril or a beta blocker atenolol as main treatment) with less tight control aiming at a blood pressure of <180/105 mm Hg. SETTING: 20 hospital based cl...

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10.1136/bmj.317.7160.703

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Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
317
Issue:
7160
Pages:
703-713
Publication date:
1998-09-05
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
URN:
uuid:4fed63b0-4bf5-437b-a004-ceb1d40ac43e
Source identifiers:
36617
Local pid:
pubs:36617

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