Source: The Cochrane Library
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Date of publication: October 2013
Publication type: Review
In a nutshell: This Cochrane Review analysed five studies that evaluated whether lower blood pressure targets were better than standard blood pressure targets for diabetic patients. The evidence did not support lower blood pressure targets in people with raised blood pressure and diabetes. However, further research is needed.
Length of publication: 47 pages
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Acknowledgement: Cochrane Hypertension Group