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How much might cardiovascular disease risk be reduced by intensive therapy in people with screen-detected diabetes?

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AIMS: To assess the cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk of people with screen-detected Type 2 diabetes and to estimate the risk reduction achievable through early intensive pharmacological intervention. METHODS: In ADDITION-Cambridge, diabetic patients were identified among people aged 40-69 years through a stepwise screening procedure including a risk score, random and fasting capillary blood glucose, HbA(1c) and oral glucose tolerance test. In those without prior macrovascular disease, 10-yea...

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Echouffo-Tcheugui, JB More by this author
Sargeant, LA More by this author
Prevost, AT More by this author
Williams, KM More by this author
Barling, RS More by this author
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Journal:
Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association
Volume:
25
Issue:
12
Pages:
1433-1439
Publication date:
2008-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1464-5491
ISSN:
0742-3071
URN:
uuid:a2824b36-92a5-496d-91c3-2d2ec664cffb
Source identifiers:
387989
Local pid:
pubs:387989

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