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How do the Australian guidelines for lipid-lowering drugs perform in practice? Cardiovascular disease risk in the AusDiab Study, 1999–2000

Michael A Neaverson
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (4): 222-223.
Published online: 16 February 2009

To the Editor: In their recent article, Chen and colleagues argued for an increase in the number of Australians being treated with lipid-lowering drugs.1 It would appear pertinent to question the economic and therapeutic value of such an increase.

  • Michael A Neaverson

  • Nu-Life Cardiac Programmes, Noosaville, QLD.

Correspondence: neaverson@neocardia.com

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