Aggressively curbing blood glucose does not aid in type 2 diabetes

07/25/2011 | EndocrineWeb.com

Researchers at the German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Healthcare found that aggressive methods of lowering blood glucose levels in patients with type 2 diabetes have no significant benefits, but rather elevates risk of hypoglycemic events. The findings suggest that using intensive techniques to regulate glucose may not be necessary for patients with the disease, researchers added.

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