Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Recurrent Stroke Risk Cut With Statins Even in Those Without Diabetes

Statin therapy appears to reduce the risk of recurrent stroke among patients with diabetes or the metabolic syndrome to the same degree that it does in patients who have neither disorder, according to a planned post hoc analysis of data collected in the Stroke Prevention by Aggressive Reduction in Cholesterol Levels clinical trial (SPARCL).

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