Table 1

2016 European Society of Cardiology1 targets for BP, LDL and antiplatelet therapy

Patient characteristicsBP target
(mm Hg)
LDL target (mmol/L)Antiplatelet recommended
CVD without DM<140/90<1.8Yes
CVD with DM<140/85<1.8Yes
No CVD but high risk and no DM<140/90<2.6No
No CVD but high risk and DM<140/85<2.6No
  • BP, blood pressure; CVD, cardiovascular disease; DM, diabetes mellitus; LDL, low-density lipoprotein.