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Do Statin Drugs That Lower Cholesterol Increase The Risk Of Diabetes?..

Date: September 10, 2019 | Time: 8:14am | Posted By: Dr. Jay Cullinane

In 2019, a study published in Diabetes Metabolism Research and Reviews suggested that statin drugs that are used to lower cholesterol may increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.The study looked at records from a health insurance plan in the Midwest from 2011 to 2014. They reviewed records for 4,683 men and women who did not have diabetes at the start of that time period. These people were also candidates to start statin therapy based on their heart disease.... <view entire article>