Underutilization of statins in patients with type 2 diabetes in US clinical practice: a retrospective cohort study.

@article{Fu2011UnderutilizationOS,
  title={Underutilization of statins in patients with type 2 diabetes in US clinical practice: a retrospective cohort study.},
  author={Alex Z. Fu and Qiaoyi Zhang and Michael J Davies and S. Pentakota and Larry Radican and Thomas L Seck},
  journal={Current medical research and opinion},
  year={2011},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={
          1035-40
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To estimate the proportion of patients with type 2 diabetes who were eligible for statin treatment per American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommendations and the proportion who were actually prescribed a statin in US clinical practice. Factors associated with receiving a statin prescription were also determined. METHODS Patients ≥ 25 years diagnosed with type 2 diabetes or had received prescriptions for antihyperglycemic agents between 7/2006 and 6/2008 were identified within a… CONTINUE READING

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