JCL Roundtable: Gender Differences in Reduction of CVD in response to lipid-lowering drugs

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August 24, 2015 - 12:00pm

Abstract: The Roundtable in this issue of the journal has to do with a very important topic that has generated much debate and confusion over the years. Do women and men need and receive the same type and intensity of drug therapy to appropriately reduce the incidence of major vascular events? Second, do women respond to lipid-lowering medications with similar changes in lipoprotein levels and with equivalent reduction in major cardiovascular clinical events? ....

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