Navigation Links
ACCORD: Intensive BP, combined lipid therapies do not help adults with diabetes
Date:3/14/2010

Lowering blood pressure to normal levels below currently recommended levels did not significantly reduce the combined risk of fatal or nonfatal cardiovascular disease events in adults with type 2 diabetes who were at especially high risk for cardiovascular disease events, according to new results from the landmark Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD) clinical trial. Similarly, treating multiple blood lipids with combination drug therapy of a fibrate and a statin did not reduce the combined risk of cardiovascular disease events more than treatment with statin alone. The study of more than 10,000 participants is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health.

ACCORD is one of the largest studies ever conducted in adults with type 2 diabetes who were at especially high risk of cardiovascular events, such as heart attacks, stroke, or death from cardiovascular disease. The multicenter clinical trial tested three potential strategies to lower the risk of major cardiovascular events: intensive control of blood sugar, intensive control of blood pressure, and treatment of multiple blood lipids. The lipids targeted for intensive treatment were high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol and triglycerides, in addition to standard therapy of lowering low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol.

The results of the ACCORD blood pressure and lipid clinical trials appear online in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) today and will be in the April 29, 2010, NEJM print edition. The results are also being presented today at the American College of Cardiology's 59th annual scientific session in Atlanta. Results of the ACCORD blood sugar clinical trial were reported in 2008.

"ACCORD provides important evidence to help guide treatment recommendations for adults with type 2 diabetes who have had a heart attack or stroke or who are otherwise at especially high risk for cardiovascular disease," said Susan B. Shurin, M.D., actin
'/>"/>

Contact: NHLBI Communications Office
nhlbi_news@nhlbi.nih.gov
301-496-4236
NIH/National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related medicine news :

1. Risk for patients in the intensive care unit clearly reduced
2. Texas Girl Recovers From Rabies Without Intensive Care
3. Short on specialized intensive care physicians, team-based approach improves ICU outcomes
4. Intensive Insulin Therapy Wont Boost Septic Shock Survival
5. Intensive Rectal Cancer Treatment Shows Promise
6. The Breema Center Announces Its Winter Intensive
7. Intensive Dialysis Doesnt Save Lives of the Sickest
8. Intensive care units poorly equipped to care for the dying
9. University Medical Center Mainz Completes Installation of Masimo Noninvasive and Continuous Hemoglobin Throughout Their Operating Rooms, Intensive Care Units and Emergency Department
10. Integrated Medical Systems Receives CE Mark for Worlds First Suitcase Intensive Care Unit
11. The Breema Center Presents Its Fall Week-Long Intensive on Giving and Receiving Breema Bodywork
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/19/2014)... 2014 Unbound , an international humanitarian ... regions of the Philippines being affected by both a tropical ... families evacuated to the nearest public schools while others moved ... and gusty winds to portions of the northern Philippines. ... homes filled with more than 10 feet of water. ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... On September 16, Camino Public Relations ... and Top Places to Work in PR Awards Luncheon ... received honorable mentions in two categories for “Multicultural Campaign” ... elevating Latina voices in the media. , "We're honored ... part of its efforts to improve the national conversation ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... NH 9/18/14) A leading Dartmouth researcher, working with The ... a paper published today in the Journal of ... increase the risk of melanoma. , "For the first ... length of these telomeres play a part in the ... study Mark Iles, PhD, School of Medicine at the ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... 19, 2014 Boston Scientific Corp. has ... ( http://www.transvaginalmeshlawsuithelp.com/ ) that is scheduled to go ... Liebhard LLP reports. According to a Motion ... company asserts that claims involving its Solyx pelvic mesh ... Remedies Code, a section of which shields manufacturers ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... FRIDAY, Sept. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women who ... premature or low birth weight babies, a new study suggests. ... Vancouver, Canada, and found that expectant mothers who lived in ... had a 20 percent lower risk of very preterm birth ... moderate preterm birth (30 to 36 weeks). Babies born ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Double Threat in Philippines Displaces Thousands of Unbound Families 2Health News:Camino Public Relations Honored for Raising Latina Voices in National Health Care, Immigration Debates 2Health News:Melanoma risk found to have genetic determinant 2Health News:Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Defendant Moves For Summary Judgment in Case Scheduled for Upcoming Texas Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Defendant Moves For Summary Judgment in Case Scheduled for Upcoming Texas Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Defendant Moves For Summary Judgment in Case Scheduled for Upcoming Texas Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Do Greener Neighborhoods Produce Healthier Babies? 2
... , SANTA ROSA, Calif., Sept. 21 Osseon ... cement delivery needle) and Osseoflex DR (steerable and curvable bone ... for marketing and clinical use in the European Union. , ... FDA approval in the United States, and allows for the ...
... , PEMBROKE, Bermuda, Sept. 21 ... announced today that Linda,McSmith, AVP, Risk Management for Allied World ... Allied World, at the Ohio Association of,Ambulatory Surgery Centers (OAASC) ... September 24-25, 2009. , Ms. McSmith,s ...
... , , , ... Inc. ("Astellas"), in partnership with the National Science Teachers Association ... science teachers to participate in the 2009 NSTA New Science ... to a range of tools and resources, while providing the ...
... , , PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, Sept. 21 ... that provides a unique combination of competitive intelligence and sales forecast ... of pipeline and marketed drugs . The product will be ... on October 8 and 9, and Bio Europe 2009 in Vienna ...
... N.C. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the ... Duke University $19.5 million for an effort led by the ... a portable, easy-to-use diagnostic device that can reveal who is ... or sneeze. DARPA is interested in such a ...
... research and real world operation of electronic medical ... have developed, tested and are now operating innovative ... evidence-based medical information between clinical sources and public ... new tools developed by the Regenstrief Institute that ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Osseon Receives CE Mark 2Health News:Allied World's Linda McSmith to Speak at Ohio Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers Annual Meeting 2Health News:Allied World's Linda McSmith to Speak at Ohio Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers Annual Meeting 3Health News:Astellas and The National Science Teachers Association Announce 2009 Class of Local Science Educators 2Health News:Astellas and The National Science Teachers Association Announce 2009 Class of Local Science Educators 3Health News:Thomson Reuters Launches Thomson Pharma Partnering Forecast 2Health News:DARPA awards Duke $19.5 million to detect viral infection before symptoms appear 2Health News:Fighting disease outbreaks with 2-way health information exchange 2
(Date:9/19/2014)... 19, 2014  Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR ... following statement today in support of President Barack ... "As the global leader in rapid diagnostics for infectious ... strategy to address the serious threat of antibiotic resistance. ... Administration on initiatives to promote the development of rapid ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... 19, 2014  Lpath, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... therapeutics, announced today that it has entered into ... common stock and 3,605,042 unregistered warrants in a ... one registered share of common stock and one ... common stock will be $3.475.  The warrants have ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... MINNEAPOLIS and ORLANDO, Fla. ... data supporting Inspire therapy continues to grow, with the ... paper published on-line in Otolaryngology – Head ... therapy causes a worsening of both objective and subjective ... to directly attribute Inspire therapy for the reduction in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Alere Applauds President's Executive Order Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria 2Lpath, Inc. Announces $12.5 Million Registered Direct Offering 2Lpath, Inc. Announces $12.5 Million Registered Direct Offering 3New Data shows Reductions in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) severity and improvement of quality of life with Inspire therapy 2New Data shows Reductions in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) severity and improvement of quality of life with Inspire therapy 3New Data shows Reductions in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) severity and improvement of quality of life with Inspire therapy 4
... June 3 ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq: VPHM ) today announced that ... the Jefferies 2010 Global Life Sciences Conference at 4:00 P.M. ET ... the Grand Hyatt in New York City . , ... Mr. Roberts also will present at the ThinkEquity Healthcare Conference ...
... , LOUISVILLE, Colo. , June 3 ... cost medical devices will be the topic of a breakout ... Conference and Exhibition. Corey Smith , executive director of ... "Your Mission: To Reduce Costs. Your Challenge: Control!" at ...
Cached Medicine Technology:ViroPharma to Participate in Two June Healthcare Investor Conferences 2Gaining Visibility and Control Over Purchases of Medical Devices is the Focus of a GHX Presentation at Premier Annual Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition 2Gaining Visibility and Control Over Purchases of Medical Devices is the Focus of a GHX Presentation at Premier Annual Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition 3
ROB-NEL Catheters (100% Latex-Free)...
Red Rubber Robinson Catheters (Latex)...
Urethral Red Rubber Catheters (Latex)...
Foley Catheters (Latex) 3-Way...
Medicine Products: