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Title of Collaborative Activity:

Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD)

Description of Collaborative Activity:

ACCORD was a large clinical study primarily composed of three clinical trials that tested treatment approaches to determine the best ways to decrease the high rate of major cardiovascular disease (CVD) events – heart attack, stroke, or death from CVD – among people with type 2 diabetes who were at especially high risk of having a CVD event.

Type of Collaborative Activity:

Research Initiative

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