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10-02-2017 | Cardiovascular outcomes | News

Intensive BP control may be beneficial for high-risk type 2 diabetes patients

A post-hoc analysis of the ACCORD-BP trial suggests that the presence of additional cardiovascular risk factors may be key for patients with type 2 diabetes to derive benefit from intensive blood pressure control.

11-25-2016 | Nephropathy | News

Low BP could be renoprotective in type 1 diabetes

Observational data suggest that a low blood pressure target may still be necessary for patients with type 1 diabetes.

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Opinion

10-23-2017 | Cardiovascular disorders | Editorial | Article

Diabetes in special situations: Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist use in acute myocardial infarction

Editorial Board member Sanjay Kalra presents a pragmatic approach to the use of glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists in patients affected by acute myocardial infarction.

Journal articles and book chapters

09-19-2017 | Hypertension | Practical approach | Article

A practical approach to hypertension management in diabetes

Hypertension is an important comorbidity of diabetes, contributing significantly to death and disability. This article provides a practical approach to managing hypertension in patients with diabetes.

Shaikh A. Diabetes Ther 2017;8:981–989. doi:10.1007/s13300-017-0310-3

04-27-2017 | Cardiovascular disorders | Review | Article

Blood pressure management in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

In this review, Hisashi Kai of Kurume University discusses the current concepts of blood pressure management in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Hypertension 2017. doi: 10.1038/hr.2017.55

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Hisashi Kai

01-28-2017 | Hypertension | Review | Article

Salt and hypertension in diabetes

In this review, the author summarizes previous research performed to improve our understanding of the relationship between salt and hypertension in diabetic patients.

Uzu T. Diabetol Int 2017;8:154–159. doi:10.1007/s13340-017-0305-3

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