VA-HIT


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VA-HIT

Cardiology A clinical trial–Veterans Affairs HDL Intervention Trial
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Diabetes, plasma insulin, and cardiovascular disease: subgroup analysis from the Department of Veterans Affairs highdensity lipoprotein intervention trial (VA-HIT).
In the VA-HIT trial (55), NMR-measured concentrations of total and small HDL particles were independent predictors of recurrent cardiovascular disease.
In the Framingham Offspring Study and the VA-HIT (69), LpA-I and LpA-I:A-II HDL subclass quantification by differential electroimmunoassay in male participants provided no additional information about CHD risk, compared to the traditional lipid measurements.
The chief support comes from the Veterans Affairs High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Intervention Trial (VA-HIT), but there is disagreement about whether the observed benefit was due to HDL raising.
But results of the randomized, 2,531-patient Veterans Affairs High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Intervention Trial (VA-HIT) recently showed that even a modest increase in HDL level provided substantial clinical benefit, said Dr.
The recently reported 2,500-patient Veterans Affairs High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Intervention Trial (VA-HIT) used these drugs to achieve a 7% rise in HDL level and a 26% drop in triglycerides.