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care.diabetesjournals.org/content/32/suppl_2/S384

These guidelines are based on numerous trials showing a benefit for statin therapy both as primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease and mortality (2–7).Trials like the Collaborative Atorvastatin Diabetes Study (CARDS), proved beyond doubt that patients with type 2 diabetes and other risk factors for CVD should be treated with a statin, apparently disregarding their initial ...

diabetes.healthfitnessseek.com/american-diabetes-association-guidelines-statins

guideline-concordant use of statins in patients with diabetes. A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines and the Heart Rhythm Society. Statins are drugs used to lower cholesterol.Your body needs some cholesterol to work properly.

www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/RecommendationStatement...

Final Recommendation Statement Statin Use for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Adults: Preventive Medication. Recommendations made by the USPSTF are independent of the U.S. government.

professional.heart.org/.../UCM_502791_2018-Cholesterol-Management-Guideline.jsp

The 2018 guideline addresses the practical management of patients with high blood cholesterol and related disorders. Recommendations are based on the best available evidence from randomized controlled trials of cholesterol-lowering therapies and other sources of evidence. This guideline is a full update of the 2013 ACC/AHA cholesterol guideline.

www.aafp.org/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all/cholesterol.html

Adults 40-75 years of age with an LDL-C 70-189 mg/dL without clinical ASCVD or diabetes and an estimated ten-year ASCVD risk ≥ 7.5% should be treated with moderate- to high-intensity statin therapy.

diabeticsfree.com/ada-guidelines-for-statins-in-diabetes

The comorbidities of hypertension, diabetes mellitus, obesity, hyperlipidemia, and metabolic syndrome are common in patients with heart failure (HF) and … The American Diabetes Association has revised its guidelines for use of statins in people with diabetes to align with those issued in 2013 by the American …

www.acc.org/.../2018/11/09/14/28/2018-guideline-on-management-of-blood-cholesterol

The following are key perspectives from the 2018 multisociety Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol, based on the Top Ten Take Home Messages selected by the Writing Committee. The 2018 guideline emphasizes reducing risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) through lipid ...

www.gertitashkomd.com/blog/2018/5/1/review-of-2018-ada-guidelines-dyslipidemia...

Below is a succinct ACP review of guidelines in screening, treatment goals, lifestyle intervention, and drug approach to dyslipidemia in the setting of diabetes mellitus. LDL-cholesterol is still a main target. Charts depict indications and doses of statins, the mainstay therapy to diabetic lipid disorders. GT

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The American Diabetes Association (ADA) has published its 2018 Clinical Standards of Medical Care guidelines focused on recommendations for the identification and management of cardiovascular (CV) risk factors in patients with diabetes.. A literature review of high-quality diabetes trials was performed by the ADA Professional Practice Committee, a group composed of physicians, diabetes ...

www.joslin.org/info/summary-new-cholesterol-recommendations-11-15-13.html

1. However, consider high dose statin as above if 10-yr risk by new risk calculator >7.5 %. b. This will translate to many patients with diabetes + additional risk factors . 3. If using high dose and moderate dose statins as described above, a specific target of LDL-C goal (< 70 or <100) is not recommended.