The purpose of this study is to evaluate the risk of cardiovascular events in high risk patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus when they are treated with TAK-875 as compared with placebo. Patients who are eligible for this study must have had a heart attack within the past two years, or have peripheral vascular disease, or have had a stroke or TIA within the past two years.
Subjects will receive their usual care for their diabetes and will be randomly assigned to receive either a placebo or TAK-875 in addition. The study will last for up to 6 years and will enroll 5000 patients.
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