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Reduction in cardiovascular events with atorvastatin in 2,532 patients with type 2 diabetes: Anglo-Scandinavian Cardiac Outcomes Trial--lipid-lowering arm (ASCOT-LLA).

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OBJECTIVE: This study aims to establish the benefits of lowering cholesterol in diabetic patients with well-controlled hypertension and average/below-average cholesterol concentrations, but without established coronary disease. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: In the lipid-lowering arm of the Anglo-Scandinavian Cardiac Outcomes Trial (ASCOT-LLA), 10,305 hypertensive patients with no history of coronary heart disease (CHD) but at least three cardiovascular risk factors were randomly assigned to r...

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10.2337/diacare.28.5.1151

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Poulter, NR More by this author
Dahlöf, B More by this author
Collins, R More by this author
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Journal:
Diabetes care
Volume:
28
Issue:
5
Pages:
1151-1157
Publication date:
2005-05-05
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EISSN:
1935-5548
ISSN:
0149-5992
URN:
uuid:b9cd0927-1454-463c-80a2-cde518a522dc
Source identifiers:
49297
Local pid:
pubs:49297

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