CME/CE: Statins May Cut Stroke in Seniors
By: Alere Staff
American Heart Association
May 21, 2015 – May 21, 2017
Physicians: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™
The use of statins or fibrates was associated with a 30% decrease in the incidence of stroke in healthy older people with no known history of vascular events. Note that no protective association was found between lipid-lowering drug use and coronary heart disease, which varied from previous trial results.