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Interventions to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk in Children with Type 1 Diabetes

Author(s):

Jose A. Canas, Samuel S. Gidding and Nelly Mauras*

Abstract:

Background: Despite recent advances in improved glycemic control, the magnitude of lifetime risk from premature cardiovascular disease in individuals with type 1 diabetes remains at least 10 fold higher than in the general population. 92 more words

Efficacy and Safety of Alirocumab in Insulin-treated Diabetics with High Cardiovascular Risk

Kayla Peltier, Mercer University College of Pharmacy

In 2015, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 23.0 million Americans were living with diabetes and 7.2 million of Americans had undiagnosed diabetes. 1,181 more words

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Are there stroke victims around you?

The stroke risk factors continue to increase in the past ten years, despite all the risk factors are well identified and passed to the common public by media or to the patients by doctors. 267 more words

Emerging Treatment Option for Hypercholesterolemia

Azelia Brown, Mercer University College of Pharmacy

Elevated blood levels of low density lipoproteins (LDL) are stated to increase risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular events.  Statins are the reported agent of choice with proven efficacy, though variation in therapeutic response may require the use of additional therapy. 548 more words