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jeudi 19 mai 2016

WHI: type 2 diabetes is equally risky with or without statins after menopause


CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
pp 1-15
First online: 17 May 2016

Impact of incident diabetes on atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease according to statin use history among postmenopausal women

  • Yunsheng Ma 
  • Gioia M. Persuitte
  • Christopher Andrews
  • Kathleen M. Hovey
  • ,Michael J. LaMonte
  • Annie L. Culver
  • JoAnn E. Manson
  • Lawrence S. Phillips
  • Simin Liu

  • Secondary endpoints:
  • Results were similar when they analyzed myocardial infarction, stroke, and cardiovascular death as separate outcomes. For example, in the nonstatin-treated group, the hazard ratio for myocardial infarction was 1.38 versus nondiabetic participants (95% CI 1.17-1.62) compared with 1.52 (95% CI 1.12-2.07) in the statin-treated group (P=0.55 for comparison).

The need for an app to prescribe statins (and other treatments) is obvious...

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