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Design of the Collaborative AtoRvastatin Diabetes Study (CARDS) in patients with type 2 diabetes.

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BACKGROUND: There are few data on the role of lipid lowering in the primary prevention of coronary heart disease (CHD) in diabetic patients. This paper describes the design of a collaborative clinical trial between Diabetes UK, the NHS Research and Development Directorate and Pfizer UK, that addresses this question. METHODS: The Collaborative AtoRvastatin Diabetes Study (CARDS) is a multicentre, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind clinical trial of primary prevention of cardiovascul...

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Colhoun, HM More by this author
Thomason, MJ More by this author
Mackness, MI More by this author
Betteridge, DJ More by this author
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Journal:
Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association
Volume:
19
Issue:
3
Pages:
201-211
Publication date:
2002-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1464-5491
ISSN:
0742-3071
URN:
uuid:5e00090b-ef30-4765-8714-bd8409869628
Source identifiers:
72755
Local pid:
pubs:72755

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