Studies: Aggressive blood sugar control may not reduce death risk

06/8/2008 | · Yahoo!

Two studies -- one conducted in the U.S. and the other in Australia -- found that using drugs to aggressively regulate blood sugar levels may not reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke or death in patients with Type 2 diabetes. The U.S. trial, which was stopped in February, showed that 5% of patients under intensive drug therapy died of any cause before the end of the study, compared with 4% of patients under standard treatment.

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