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Prioritizing Treatments in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus:  Comment on “Role of Intensive Glucose Control in Development of Renal End Points in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus”

Karen L. Margolis, MD, MPH; Patrick J. O’Connor, MD, MA, MPH
Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(10):770-772. doi:10.1001/archinternmed.2012.1775.
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The analyses presented by Coca et al1 demonstrate the lack of evidence that intensive glycemic control reduces the kinds of advanced complications of major concern to patients, such as renal failure. In this Invited Commentary, we will discuss this article's results in the larger context of preventing complications of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).

Correspondence: Dr Margolis, HealthPartners Research Foundation, PO Box 1524, Mailstop 21111R, Minneapolis, MN 55440 (Karen.L.Margolis@HealthPartners.com).

Financial Disclosure: None reported.

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