ADA, ACC issue consensus statement on cardiometabolic risk

Haigh, Christen; Redberg, Rita F.
June 2008
Cardiology Today;Jun2008, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p36
The article reports on the release of a consensus statement on recommendations for patients with cardiometabolic risk by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC), which convened at a consensus development conference from July 18-20, 2007. The recommendations in regard to dyslipoproteinemia include statin therapy, treatment goals addressing high lifetime risk, and clinical trials to determine safety and cost efficiency of pharmacologic therapy.


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