Aggressive Cholesterol Lowering Therapy May Reverse Atherosclerosis

September 13, 2010

Intensive treatment to LDL-C reduces CIMT in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a secondary analysis from the SANDS trial.

Intensive treatment to lower low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) reduces carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a secondary analysis from the Stop Atherosclerosis in Native Diabetics Study (SANDS) trial.