Tight blood pressure control and risk of macrovascular and microvascular complications in type 2 diabetes: UKPDS 38. UK Prospective Diabetes Study Group.

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Abstract

To determine whether tight control of blood pressure prevents macrovascular and microvascular complications in patients with type 2 diabetes.

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  • Adrenergic beta-Antagonists
  • Adrenergic beta-Antagonists: therapeutic use
  • Albuminuria
  • Albuminuria: etiology
  • Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors
  • Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors: therapeu
  • Antihypertensive Agents
  • Antihypertensive Agents: therapeutic use
  • Atenolol
  • Atenolol: therapeutic use
  • Blood Glucose
  • Blood Glucose: metabolism
  • Captopril
  • Captopril: therapeutic use
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders: prevention & control
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2: complications
  • Diabetic Angiopathies
  • Diabetic Angiopathies: physiopathology
  • Diabetic Angiopathies: prevention & control
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diabetic Retinopathy: prevention & control
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension: prevention & control
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypoglycemia: etiology
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Myocardial Infarction: prevention & control
  • Patient Compliance
  • Peripheral Vascular Diseases
  • Peripheral Vascular Diseases: prevention & control
  • Prospective Studies
  • Proteinuria
  • Proteinuria: etiology
  • Visual Acuity
  • Weight Gain
  • Weight Gain: drug effects

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