Guideline search and review process. 1For cardiovascular diseases, we excluded guidelines not focused on primary prevention. 2Two citations in Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 were the same guidelines as in Cardiovascular Diseases. NGC: US National Guideline Clearinghouse; NICE: UK National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence.
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