Prescribe exercise for men with dyslipidaemiaBMJ 2012; 345 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e8209 (Published 03 December 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e8209
Statins reduce mortality in middle aged men with dyslipidaemia. Physical fitness is also associated with longer survival in this group, say researchers. We should be prescribing both⇑.
In a cohort of 10 043 adults from the US (mostly men), statins and fitness had independent effects on risk of death from all causes over 10 years. …
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