All CKD patients should take Statins

November 14, 2014 12:51 PM

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All CKD patients should take Statins

A new study led by Lisandro D. Colantonio, MD, of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health, revealed that many patients of chronic kidney disease (CKD) do not take statins, even after the recommendation of doctor.

The study was published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology on November 13. It was sponsored by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, and Department of Health and Human Service Cooperative Agreement. National Heart, Lung and Bloo...

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