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Diabetes

30 June 2010

Tight Blood Sugar Control in Older Diabetics May Not Reduce Heart Risk

But intensive control does improve other conditions, including eye and kidney health, study finds

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The new study is the latest analysis from the ACCORD (Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes) trial.

 

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