n Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa - INVEST study adds important data for clinical practice in new-onset diabetes : drug trends in cardiology

Volume 15, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1680-0745



Extracted from text ... The INVEST (International Verapamil SR/Trandolapril) study with its multicultural patient profile and gender balance (52% female and 14% African) continues to add relevant perspectives for our clinical practice, according to Dr Adri Kok, specialist physician from Johannesburg. Commenting from the 7th CDE Update on Diabetes Management held at Stellenbosch recently (22-23 July), Dr Kok noted that the incidence of new-onset diabetes has to be considered in the selection of drug treatment for at-risk hypertensive patients. Further analysis of the INVEST trial, an equivalence trial of calcium channel blocker (CCB) versus ?-blocker (BB)- based strategy, 1 was presented at the 2004 ..

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