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New Tool Finds Best Heart Disease and Stroke Treatments for Patients With Diabetes
June 29, 2009
Researchers from North Carolina State University and Mayo Clinic have developed a computer model that medical doctors can use to determine the best time to begin using statin therapy in diabetes patients to help prevent heart disease and stroke.
North Carolina State University
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