European Primary Care Cardiovascular Society

Reducing CV risk in diabetes in primary care

10' education - Oct. 27, 2020 - Prof. Richard Hobbs, MD - Oxford, UK

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What is true about the CV risk in patients with diabetes?

  • A. Targets for CV risk reduction in primary care setting should be used
  • B. At diagnosis of diabetes, CHD risk equivalence is reached
  • C. Most guidelines recommend secondary prevention targets
  • D. Risk of microvascular complications is increased, not risk of macrovascular complications
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Educational information

This lecture by prof. Richard Hobbs was part of a CME accredited symposium "Reducing CV risk in diabetes: the next preventive challenge".


Prof. Richard Hobbs, MD - Professor and Head, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, United Kingdom.


This recording was independently developed under auspices of EPCCS. The views expressed in this recording are those of the individual presenters and do not necessarily reflect the views of EPCCS.


Funding for this educational program was provided by an unrestricted educational grant from Novo Nordisk A/S.

The information and data provided in this program were updated and correct at the time of the program development, but may be subject to change.

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