Small decreases in HbA1c, BP could lower CVD risk in type 2 diabetes

10/6/2011 | InternalMedicineNews.com (free registration)

A Dutch study presented at the annual meeting of the European Society for the Study of Diabetes estimated that a 0.5% decrease in hemoglobin A1c levels and a 10 Hg/mm decrease in systolic blood pressure could help reduce the risks of heart attack, stroke and other cardiovascular complications in type 2 diabetes patients by 10% over five years.

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