Vincenza Snow, MD; Kevin B. Weiss, MD; Christel Mottur-Pilson, PhD; for the Clinical Efficacy Assessment Subcommittee of the American College of Physicians*
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Table. Number Needed To Treat for Benefit for Tight Hypertension Control in the United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study
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Vincenza Snow, Kevin B. Weiss, Christel Mottur-Pilson, . The Evidence Base for Tight Blood Pressure Control in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Ann Intern Med. 2003;138:587–592. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-138-7-200304010-00017
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2003;138(7):587-592.
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