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Default all diabetics aged 40-75 require statin therapy?

even with completely normal lipid panels, is this true?
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I remember that UW question and explanation.

I haven't read that anywhere else though did you check to see if it had a source ?
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even with completely normal lipid panels, is this true?
i have never heard it before
as Diabetes = CAD
similar guidelines would work as it is for CAD-use statins when LDL>100mg/dl

plz report fellows if there is some recent change
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I remember that UW question and explanation.

I haven't read that anywhere else though did you check to see if it had a source ?
I also remember seeing this in Uworld also.. it is now recommended regardless of a normal lipid profile to give Statin in pts 45-75yo to decrease risk of MI.
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