intensive treatment of type 2 diabetes reduces complications

A landmark British study now shows that intensive treatment of type 2 diabetes reduces complications...eye disease, kidney disease, heart attack, and stroke.

We already knew that tight control reduces complications from TYPE 1 diabetes...but we weren't sure about the benefit for TYPE 2s.

In fact, there was some concern that sulfonylureas and insulin might INCREASE the risk of heart disease in type 2s.

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