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Risks of progression of retinopathy and vision loss related to tight blood pressure control in type 2 diabetes mellitus: UKPDS 69.

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OBJECTIVE: To determine the relationship between tight blood pressure (BP) control and the different aspects of diabetic retinopathy in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM). SETTING: Nineteen hospital-based clinics in England, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. DESIGN: Outcome of retinopathy status assessed by 4-field retinal photography related to allocation within a randomized controlled trial comparing a tight BP control policy aiming for a BP less than 150/85 mm Hg with a less tight ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
OCDEM
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Author
Journal:
Archives of ophthalmology More from this journal
Volume:
122
Issue:
11
Pages:
1631-1640
Publication date:
2004-11-01
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EISSN:
1538-3601
ISSN:
0003-9950

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