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Saturday, March 23, 2019

ADHERENCE TO DOCTORS ORDERS

Good adherence to taking placebo associated with 47% lower mortality vs poor adherence (15% vs 28%)

Good adherence to taking a cholesterol-lowering drug known as clofibrate was associated with a 39% lower mortality compared to those with poor adherence to taking clofibrate (15% mortality vs 24.6% mortality) according to a 1980 study, however the same thing was true for placebo; those with good adherence to taking placebo was associated with a 47% lower mortality compared to those with poor adherence to taking placebo (15.1% mortality vs 28.3% mortality).

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sat, Mar 23, 2019 2:12 pm | [0] comments
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