Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Intensive BP control benefits diabetic patients at high CV risk

Intensive Versus Standard Blood Pressure Control in SPRINT-Eligible Participants of the ACCORD-BP Trial

Literature - Buckley LF, Dixon DL, Wohlford IV GF, et al. - Diabetes Care 2017; published online ahead of print

Main results


In an SPRINT-eligible ACCORD-BP population, a high-risk cohort of diabetic patients, intensive BP control reduced CVD outcomes. These results support the rational use of an intensive BP control strategy in select, high-risk T2DM patients.


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