Lack of awareness and treatment of hyperlipidemia in type II diabetes in a community survey.

Abstract

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of morbidity, disability, and death among patients with type II (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes mellitus. Moreover, hyperlipidemia is also common among these patients. Despite this, there are virtually no data regarding the level of awareness and treatment of hyperlipidemia among diabetic subjects at the… (More)

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@article{Stern1989LackOA, title={Lack of awareness and treatment of hyperlipidemia in type II diabetes in a community survey.}, author={Marilyn Stern and J K Patterson and S. M. Haffner and Helen P. Hazuda and Beth D Mitchell}, journal={JAMA}, year={1989}, volume={262 3}, pages={360-4} }