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Eligibility for statin therapy according to new cholesterol guidelines and prevalent use of medication to lower lipid levels in an older US Cohort: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study Cohort.

TitleEligibility for statin therapy according to new cholesterol guidelines and prevalent use of medication to lower lipid levels in an older US Cohort: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study Cohort.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsMiedema MD, Norby FL, Blaha MJ, Virani SS, Coresh JJ, Ballantyne CM
Secondary AuthorsFolsom AR
JournalJAMA Intern Med
Volume175
Issue1
Pagination138-40
Date Published2015 Jan
ISSN2168-6114
KeywordsAged, Aged, 80 and over, Atherosclerosis, Cohort Studies, Humans, Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors, Lipids, Male, Practice Guidelines as Topic, United States
DOI10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.6288
Alternate JournalJAMA Intern Med
PubMed ID25401375
PubMed Central IDPMC4652650
Grant ListHHSN268201100012C / HL / NHLBI NIH HHS / United States
HHSN268201100010C / HL / NHLBI NIH HHS / United States
HHSN268201100008C / HL / NHLBI NIH HHS / United States
HHSN268201100007C / HL / NHLBI NIH HHS / United States
HHSN268201100011C / HL / NHLBI NIH HHS / United States
HHSN268201100006C / HL / NHLBI NIH HHS / United States
HHSN268201100009C / HL / NHLBI NIH HHS / United States
HHSN268201100005C / HL / NHLBI NIH HHS / United States