Blood pressure targets for hypertension in people with diabetes mellitus

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

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS library if you cannot access the full text. Follow this link to find your local NHS library.

Acknowledgement: Cochrane Hypertension Group

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