Framingham, SCORE, and DECODE risk equations do not provide reliable cardiovascular risk estimates in type 2 diabetes.


A ccurate cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk estimates can inform choice of therapeutic strategies for individuals, provided they have been appropriately validated (1). Risk calculators are of particular relevance in diabetic patients given their 2–4 times higher CVD risk compared with the nondiabetic population (2). Framingham Study (3) risk equations for… (More)

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