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An oral medication of the fibrate class, it is mainly used with dietary changes (restriction of cholesterol and fat intake) to reduce the amount of cholesterol and triglycerides (fatty substances) in blood. Like other fibrates, fenofibrate acts on PPAR-alpha to reduce cholesterol levels.
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Unrecognized Hypertension in Diabetic Patients With Coronary Disease


Tenenbaum A, Fisman EZ, Boyko V, et al. Unrecognized Hypertension in Diabetic Patients With Coronary Disease: Prevalence and Prognostic Significance. Eur Heart J. 1999;20:119, Abstr.730. Recent studies have shown a wide spreading of undiagnosed and accordingly untreated hypertension. However, scarce data are available regarding the prevalence and prognostic significance of the triple coexistence of undiagnosed hypertension, diabetes and ischemic heart disease.

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