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Type 2 diabetes: statin nonadherence linked to higher LDL cholesterol levels

Miriam Tucker   |   Clinical Summary   |   10 August 2022
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Takeaway

  • Statin nonadherence was found in about 10% of Dutch outpatients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and linked to nonachievement of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDLc) targets.

Why this matters

  • Achieving recommended LDLc targets reduces cardiovascular risk in people with T2D.
  • In the Dutch DIAbetes and LifEstyle Cohort Twente (DIALECT), approximately 25% with...

          

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