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What is the best blood sugar level in diabetics? –New UK data

March 2010 Br J Cardiol 2010;17:59-61

What is the best blood sugar level in diabetics? –New UK data

BJ Cardio Staff

Abstract

These findings are in line with those of the US ACCORD trial which was stopped early because of an increased risk of death in type 2 diabetes patients who underwent intensive blood glucose lowering compared with conventional therapy. In the new UK study, published recently in The Lancet (Lancet 2010;375:481–9), the lowest death and event rates were seen at an HbA1c level of 7.5%. The new data come from studying around 48,000 type 2 diabetes patients aged 50 or over who are included in the UK General Practice Research Database. These patients had either had their treatment intensified from oral monotherapy to combination therapy with oral bl

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