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Rapid emergence of effect of atorvastatin on cardiovascular outcomes in the Collaborative Atorvastatin Diabetes Study (CARDS).

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AIMS/HYPOTHESIS: The aim of this study was to determine the pattern of the effect of the 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase inhibitor atorvastatin on cardiovascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes and no prior history of cardiovascular disease (CVD). MATERIALS AND METHODS: A post hoc analysis of data from the Collaborative Atorvastatin Diabetes Study (CARDS), a randomised, placebo-controlled trial of 2,838 patients with type 2 diabetes, was performed. Patients received a...

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10.1007/s00125-005-0029-y

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford
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Journal:
Diabetologia
Volume:
48
Issue:
12
Pages:
2482-2485
Publication date:
2005-12-05
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EISSN:
1432-0428
ISSN:
0012-186X
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uuid:bb5df2da-6b68-400f-a298-ff816a9b8467
Source identifiers:
72805
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pubs:72805

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