CCE Cardiometabolic disorders: University of Mississippi by the numbers

September 18, 2009
Heide Aungst

The numbers behind the University of Mississippi's cardiometabolic disorders program

The following data were evaluated to determine the University of Mississippi's standing as a Clinical Center of Excellence for cardiometabolic disorders:

2007: Year founded

8: Faculty

8: Research protocols annually

6: Annual faculty publications

75 percent: Patients reaching target LDL levels

50 percent: Patients reaching all target lipid levels

1.5 percent: Average HbA1C reduction

90 percent: Achievement of quality assurance treatment markers such as annual monofilament foot examinations, aspirin therapy, and vaccinations