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Metformin for non-diabetic patients with coronary heart disease (the CAMERA study): a randomised controlled trial.

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BACKGROUND: Metformin reduces cardiovascular risk in patients with type 2 diabetes seemingly independent of lowering blood glucose concentration. We assessed the cardiovascular effects of metformin in individuals without type 2 diabetes. METHODS: We did a single-centre, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial at the Glasgow Clinical Research Facility (Glasgow, UK). We enrolled patients taking statins who did not have type 2 diabetes but who did have coronary heart disease and large waist circu...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, OCDEM, Biomedical Research Centre
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Journal:
The lancet. Diabetes and endocrinology
Volume:
2
Issue:
2
Pages:
116-124
Publication date:
2014-02-05
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EISSN:
2213-8595
ISSN:
2213-8587
URN:
uuid:be162a1c-762a-492f-bfbb-25e39f1da374
Source identifiers:
439597
Local pid:
pubs:439597
Language:
English

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