The Scandinavian Simvastatin Survival Study (4S) subgroup analysis of diabetic subjects: implications for the prevention of coronary heart disease.


NIDDM is associated with a marked increase in coronary heart disease (CHD) (1). Reasons for the increased CHD risk in NIDDM are clearly multifactorial (2,3)In this commentary, I will focus on lipoproteins and their treatment in NIDDM. Subjects with NIDDM have increased triglyceride levels and decreased HDL cholesterol levels relative to those in nondiabetic… (More)


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