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S84 Cardiovascular Disease and Risk Management Diabetes Care Volume 40, Supplement 1, January 2017

patient has hypertension, unless there with the placebo group (3.1%; 1.09 per primary outcome (MI, stroke, or cardiovas-
are contraindications to a particular 100 person-years) (118). cular death) occurred in fewer participants
drug class. While clear benet exists in the treatment group (13.0%) when com-
for ACE inhibitor and ARB therapy in pa- Antihyperglycemic Therapies and pared with the placebo group (14.9%) after
tients with nephropathy or hyperten- Cardiovascular Outcomes a median follow-up of 3.8 years (120).
sion, the benets in patients with Recently published cardiovascular out- Whether other glucagon-like peptide 1 re-
ASCVD in the absence of these condi- come trials have provided additional ceptor agonists will have the same effect
tions are less clear, especially when data on cardiovascular outcomes in in high-risk patients or if this drug class
LDL cholesterol is concomitantly con- patients with type 2 diabetes with car- will have similar effects in lower-risk pa-
trolled (109,110). In patients with prior diovascular disease or at high risk for tients with diabetes remains unknown.
MI, b-blockers should be continued for cardiovascular disease. The BI 10773
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