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Table 1 Cardiovascular risk factor treatment targets

From: Cardiovascular risk factor treatment targets and renal complications in high risk vascular patients: a cohort study

  Treatment targets  
Risk factor All patients without Diabetes Diabetes mellitus
Systolic blood pressure (mm Hg) < 130 < 130
Diastolic blood pressure (mm Hg) < 80 < 80
Total cholesterol (mmol L-1) < 4.5 < 4.5
Low density lipoprotein (mmol L-1) < 2.5 < 2.5
HbA1c (%) - < 6.5
Microalbuminuria and proteinuria Treatment with ACEI/ARB or No proteinuria Treatment with ACEI/ARB (Any albuminuric state)
  1. ACEI: angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor
  2. ARB: angiontensin II receptor blocker