Lipid profiles and risk of major adverse cardiovascular events in CKD and diabetes: A nationwide population-based study.

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Date: Apr. 9, 2020
From: PLoS ONE(Vol. 15, Issue 4)
Publisher: Public Library of Science
Document Type: Article
Length: 5,292 words
Lexile Measure: 1540L

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The association of lipid parameters with cardiovascular outcomes and the impact of kidney function on this association have not been thoroughly evaluated in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients with diabetes. We reviewed the National Health Insurance Database of Korea, containing the data of 10,505,818 subjects who received routine check-ups in 2009. We analyzed the association of lipid profile parameters with major adverse cardiovascular events (MACEs) risk and all-cause mortality in a nationally representative cohort of 51,757 lipid-lowering medication-naïve patients who had CKD and diabetes. Advanced CKD patients with eGFR

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A619970137