Control of LDL and BP matter for diabetes patients, study shows

01/30/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

Patients with diabetes were 2.5 times less likely to be hospitalized due to cardiovascular disease when glycosylated hemoglobin, systolic blood pressure and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels were under control, according to a study from the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research. The report in the Journal of General Internal Medicine found the biggest benefit came from controlling blood pressure and cholesterol. The observational study included more than 26,000 people.

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