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What does VADT stand for?

VADT stands for Veterans Affairs Diabetes Trial

This definition appears somewhat frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Military and Government
  • Science, medicine, engineering, etc.

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Samples in periodicals archive:

The finding of no benefit of intensive glycemic control on CVD risk is concordant with results of 2 other trials conducted with somewhat similar cohorts, the Action in Diabetes and Vascular Disease: Preterax and Diamicron Modified Release Controlled Evaluation (ADVANCE) trial and the Veterans Affairs Diabetes Trial (VADT).
The Veterans Affairs Diabetes Trial (VADT) showed a dramatic increase in cardiovascular events associated with frequency and intensity of hypoglycemia despite the beneficial effects of reduced hemoglobin [A.
NEW YORK, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- SATELLITE FEED: Monday, June 9th, 2008 1:00 PM - 1:15 PM ET Galaxy 26 Transponder 24 C-Band Downlink Freq: 4180 H NEWS: LARGE, LONG-TERM VETERANS AFFAIRS DIABETES TRIAL (VADT) REVEALS IMPORTANT CARDIOVASCULAR SAFETY NEWS ON AVANDIA FORMAT: B-roll and Sound bites ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: Video, hard copy requests, downloadable MPEG2, contact information and more available at http://www.
The 1,791-patient Veterans Affairs Diabetes Trial identified two predictors of cardiovascular risk--hypoglycemic episodes and the duration of diabetes--and included a secondary analysis of the safety of using rosiglitazone.