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Blood Pressure Control in Patients with Diabetes

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Tight blood pressure control in type 2 diabetes patients reduced progression of DR by 34% and risk of deterioration by 47% after 9 years.

Tight Blood Pressure Control and Risk of Macrovascular and Microvascular Complications in Type 2 Diabetes: UKPDS 38. BMJ. 1998; 317: 703. http://www.bmj.com/content/317/7160/703

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