Category Archives: Statistical studies

A Landmark Lipitor Study of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

People with diabetes are at high risk for heart disease and stroke. Since elevated lipid levels are associated with cardiovascular vascular disease, keeping blood cholesterol close to the recommended target numbers can lower the risk. The American Diabetes Association has … Continue reading

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What science learned from a group of elderly nuns

The Nun Study is a longitudinal study of aging and Alzheimer’s disease. It followed 678 sisters of the School Sisters of Notre Dame living in Mankato, Minnesota. The goal of the study is to identify the risk factors for Alzheimer’s … Continue reading

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