Comparative efficacy study of atorvastatin vs. simvastatin, pravastatin, lovastatin and placebo in type 2 diabetic patients with hypercholesterolaemia

@article{Gentile2000ComparativeES,
  title={Comparative efficacy study of atorvastatin vs. simvastatin, pravastatin, lovastatin and placebo in type 2 diabetic patients with hypercholesterolaemia},
  author={Sandro Gentile and Salvatore Turco and Giuseppina Guarino and Carla Sasso and Massimo Amodio and P Magliano and Teresa Salvatore and Gerardo Corigliano and Mariano Agrusta and Giovanni de Simone and Iole Gaeta and Biagio Oliviero and Roberto Torella},
  journal={Diabetes},
  year={2000},
  volume={2}
}
Although there is little information from primary or secondary prevention trials on cholesterol‐lowering medication in diabetic patients, the reduction of elevated cholesterol is widely recommended for this group. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommends drug therapy in diabetic patients if low density lipoprotein (LDL)‐cholesterol remains at > 130 mg/dl, or > 100 mg/dl in patients with macroangiopathy, after dietary intervention. When cholesterol‐lowering medication is indicated, the… 
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