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Framingham, SCORE, and DECODE risk equations do not provide reliable cardiovascular risk estimates in Type 2 diabetes

Abstract:

Accurate cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk estimates can inform choice of therapeutic strategies for individuals, provided they have been appropriately validated (1). Risk calculators are of particular relevance in diabetic patients given their 2–4 times higher CVD risk compared with the nondiabetic population (2). Framingham Study (3) risk equations for coronary heart disease (CHD) and CVD, based on age, sex, blood pressure, cholesterol (total and HDL), and s...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.2337/dc06-1358

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
OCDEM
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
OCDEM
Role:
Author
Publisher:
American Diabetes Association Publisher's website
Journal:
Diabetes care Journal website
Volume:
30
Issue:
5
Pages:
1292-1293
Publication date:
2007-02-08
DOI:
EISSN:
1935-5548
ISSN:
0149-5992
Pmid:
17290036
Source identifiers:
13105
Language:
English
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pubs:13105
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uuid:083772e4-0225-48a7-a1aa-7b47399d48f2
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pubs:13105
Deposit date:
2017-09-21

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