Stephen J.LurieMD, PhD, Senior EditorIndividualAuthor
To the Editor: Dr Tice and colleagues1 concluded that grain fortification with folic acid
and cyanocobalmin would be cost-effective, and even cost-saving, in reducing
the risk of primary and secondary heart disease in the US population. However,
2 statements by the authors raise serious issues regarding the appropriate
policy application of their findings.
Pogach L. Cost-effectiveness of Homocysteine-Lowering Therapy to Prevent Coronary Heart Disease. JAMA. 2002;287(2):190-192. doi:10.1001/jama.287.2.186