This article describes the American College of Physicians' guidelines for managing hypertension in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. It answers the following questions: 1) What are the benefits of tight blood pressure control in type 2 diabetes? 2) What are appropriate target levels of systolic blood pressure and diastolic blood pressure for patients with type 2 diabetes? and 3) Are certain antihypertensive agents more effective in patients with diabetes?
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Annals of internal medicine|
|State||Published - Apr 1 2003|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Internal Medicine