Preventing coronary events by optimal control of blood pressure and lipids in patients with the metabolic syndrome.

@article{Wong2003PreventingCE,
  title={Preventing coronary events by optimal control of blood pressure and lipids in patients with the metabolic syndrome.},
  author={Nathan D Wong and Jose R. Pio and Stanley S. Franklin and Gil J L'Italien and Tripthi V. Kamath and Gordon R Williams},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={91 12},
  pages={
          1421-6
        }
}
We estimated the coronary heart disease (CHD) events that are preventable by treatment of lipids and blood pressure in patients with metabolic syndrome (MetS), a contributor to coronary heart disease (CHD). Among patients aged 30 to 74 years (without diabetes or CHD) in the United States, MetS was defined by National Cholesterol Education Program criteria. CHD events over a period of 10 years were estimated by Framingham algorithms. Events that could be prevented by statistically "controlling… CONTINUE READING
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