Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD) "ACCORD"


Phase 3 Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus, as determined by the new American Diabetes Association guidelines, which include a fasting plasma glucose level greater than 126 mg/dl (7.0 mmol/l), or a 2-hour postload value in the oral glucose tolerance test of greater than 200 mg/dl, with confirmation by a retest
- For participants aged 40 years or older, history of CVD (heart attack, stroke, history of coronary revascularization, history of peripheral or carotid revascularization, or demonstrated angina)
- For participants aged 55 years or older, a history of CVD is not required, but participant must be considered to be at high risk for experiencing a CVD event due to existing CVD, subclinical disease, or 2+ CVD risk factors
- HbA1c 7.5%-9% (if on more drugs) or 7.5%-11% (if on fewer drugs)