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Bridging science and health policy in cardiovascular disease: focus on lipid management: A Report from a Session held during the 7th International Symposium on Multiple Risk Factors in Cardiovascular Diseases: Prevention and Intervention--Health Policy, in Venice, Italy, on 25 October, 2008.

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In Europe, cardiovascular disease (CVD) represents the main cause of morbidity and mortality, costing countries euro 190 billion yearly (2006). CVD prevention remains unsatisfactory across Europe largely due to poor control of CVD risk factors (RFs), growing incidence of obesity and diabetes, and sedentary lifestyle/poor dietary habits. Hypercholesterolaemia is a proven CVD RF, and LDL-C lowering slows atherosclerotic progression and reduces major coronary events. Lipid-lowering therapy is co...

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Journal:
Atherosclerosis. Supplements
Volume:
10
Issue:
1
Pages:
3-21
Publication date:
2009-06-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1878-5050
ISSN:
1567-5688
Source identifiers:
122507
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:122507
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uuid:83a6a485-f7b9-472a-a6c9-94acf35620e3
Local pid:
pubs:122507
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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