Aggressive measures to treat diabetics make many of them worse, studies show

Sunday, March 14, 2010 - 13:07 in Health & Medicine

Rigorous treatment to bring down blood pressure and cut sugar levels and cholesterol is not beneficial and increases side effects, researchers say. It seemed like a good idea at the time. Diabetics are at an unusually high risk of heart disease, heart attacks and strokes, so treating them intensively to sharply reduce blood pressure, cholesterol levels and sugar levels should be highly beneficial....

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