Design of the Collaborative AtoRvastatin Diabetes Study (CARDS) in patients with type 2 diabetes

H. M. Colhoun, M. J. Thomason, M. I. Mackness, S. M. Maton, D. J. Betteridge, P. N. Durrington, G. A. Hitman, H. A. W. Neil, J. H. Fuller, Collaborative AtoRvastatin Diabetes Study (CARDS)

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    Abstract

    There are few data on the role of lipid lowering in the primary prevention of coronary heart disease (CHD) in diabetic patients. This paper describes the design of a collaborative clinical trial between Diabetes UK, the NHS Research and Development Directorate and Pfizer UK, that addresses this question.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)201-211
    Number of pages11
    JournalDiabetic Medicine
    Volume19
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Mar 2002

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    Colhoun, H. M., Thomason, M. J., Mackness, M. I., Maton, S. M., Betteridge, D. J., Durrington, P. N., Hitman, G. A., Neil, H. A. W., Fuller, J. H., & Collaborative AtoRvastatin Diabetes Study (CARDS) (2002). Design of the Collaborative AtoRvastatin Diabetes Study (CARDS) in patients with type 2 diabetes. Diabetic Medicine, 19(3), 201-211. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1464-5491.2002.00643.x