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Analysis of efficacy and safety in patients aged 65-75 years at randomization: Collaborative Atorvastatin Diabetes Study (CARDS).

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OBJECTIVE: Rates of cardiovascular disease are highest in the elderly. Lipid-lowering statin therapy reduces the proportional risk as effectively in older patients as in younger individuals; however, limited data are available for elderly patients with type 2 diabetes. We conducted a post hoc analysis to compare the efficacy and safety of atorvastatin among 1,129 patients aged 65-75 years at randomization with 1,709 younger patients in the Collaborative Atorvastatin Diabetes Study (CARDS). R...

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10.2337/dc06-0872

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford
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Author
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Journal:
Diabetes care
Volume:
29
Issue:
11
Pages:
2378-2384
Publication date:
2006-11-05
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EISSN:
1935-5548
ISSN:
0149-5992
URN:
uuid:cec71858-a2fd-44d6-9fb0-40d68f31b9fa
Source identifiers:
72726
Local pid:
pubs:72726

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