Assessing prescriptions for statins in ambulatory diabetic patients in the United States: a national, cross-sectional study.

@article{Segars2008AssessingPF,
  title={Assessing prescriptions for statins in ambulatory diabetic patients in the United States: a national, cross-sectional study.},
  author={Larry W. Segars and Amanda R Lea},
  journal={Clinical therapeutics},
  year={2008},
  volume={30 11},
  pages={2159-66}
}
BACKGROUND Diabetes mellitus affects >20 million people in the United States each year, and >4000 new cases are diagnosed daily. OBJECTIVE This study assessed the prescription of statin medications in the ambulatory setting in US diabetic patients. METHODS We used data from the 2002 through 2004 National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey and National… CONTINUE READING