Intensive-Dose Statin Therapy Associated With Increased Risk of Diabetes
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06/22/2011 0 Comments Contact Our News Editors
An analysis of data from previously published studies indicates that intensive-dose statin therapy is associated with an increased risk of new-onset diabetes compared with moderate-dose therapy, according to a study in the June 22/29 issue of JAMA.
Compared with placebo, statin therapy significantly reduces cardiovascular events among individuals with and without a history of diabetes mellitus.