Intensive BP lowering offers similar benefits in prediabetes vs standard treatment

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Takeaway

  • The beneficial effects of intensive Systolic BP (SBP) treatment (<120 mmHg) vs standard SBP treatment (<140 mmHg) on the reduction of cardiovascular disease events and all-cause mortality were similar among those with prediabetes and fasting normoglycemia.

Why this matters

  • Given the inconsistent results of the overall Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT) trial, the analysis of the effect of intensive BP treatment in high-risk patients with predia...