Author: paroukatos

Jennifer G. Robinson, MD, MPH, and Nidhi Maheshwari, MBBS A "polypill" for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease has been proposed. We estimated the projected benefit of a secondary prevention "poly-portfolio" strategy, including pharmacologic and lifestyle approaches for those with coronary heart disease (CHD) or stroke....

Oscar H Franco, Luc Bonneux, Chris de Laet, Anna Peeters, Ewout W Steyerberg and Johan P MackenbachAbstract Objective: Although the Polypill concept (proposed in 2003) is promising in terms of benefits for cardiovascular risk management, the potential costs and adverse effects are its main pitfalls. The objective...

Aled W. Robertsa, Andrew Thomasb, Alan Reesa and Marc Evansa Purpose of review  The prevalence of type 2 diabetes globally is reaching epidemic proportions. Type 2 diabetes is strongly associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Atherosclerosis is thought to arise as a result of a chronic...