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Research by La Trobe University has found that many Australians who live with Coronary Heart Disease, especially women, are under-prescribed recommended medications, are not monitored for major risk factors and have treatments that do not achieve recommended goals.

La Trobe epidemiologist Professor Rachel Huxley, who led the study, talks us through the core findings.

 

About the author: Arion

 

Arion is the Executive Producer of JOY 94.9's The Informer Daily, a national current affairs program. He enjoys storytelling, a good book and hanging out with his dogs.

 

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