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If left untreated, amputation of the limb may eventually be necessary. This issue is dealt with later in this section. Standards of Care from the American Diabetes Association (2013) state that some experts recommend a greater focus on non–HDL cholesterol, apolipoprotein B (apoB), or lipoprotein particle measurements to assess residual CVD risk in statin-treated patients who are likely to have small LDL particles, such as people with diabetes, but it is unclear whether clinical management would change with these measurements.

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Publisher: Springer; 5th edition (August 31, 2000)

ISBN: 0792379012

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