In T2D, treatment targets include maintaining HbA1c ≤7.0%, LDL-C <2 mmol/L (<77 mg/dL) , and BP <130/80 mmHg. It is also recommended to improve urinary albumin:creatinine ratio (UACR) , a marker of renal damage and CV risk. We examined effects of CANA vs. placebo on CV and kidney outcomes in patients with T2D and high CV risk and/or chronic kidney disease according to BL treatment targets and risk factors. Pooled data from the CANVAS Program (N=10,142) and the CREDENCE trial (N=4401) were analyzed according to treatment target achievement and by number of targets achieved at BL. Hazard ratios and 95% CIs were estimated using Cox regression models. Of 14,432 participants at BL, 3683 (26%) had achieved 0, 5851 (41%) had achieved 1, 3680 (25%) had achieved 2, and 1218 (8%) had achieved either 3 or 4 targets. At BL, 8415 (58%) participants had UACR >2 mg/mmol. CANA consistently reduced risk of MACE, HHF/CV death, and ESKD or doubling of serum creatinine vs. placebo, regardless of whether BL targets were met or if UACR was elevated (Figure) . The number of uncontrolled targets at BL did not impact the beneficial effect of CANA on CV and kidney outcomes (all P interaction >0.17) .

In conclusion, CANA demonstrated consistent CV and renal benefits in patients with T2D, regardless of risk factor control.


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