Statin Use in Postmenopausal Women Associated With Increased Diabetes Risk

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The use of statins in postmenopausal women is associated with increased diabetes risk, according to a study published Online First by the Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.

But researchers note statins address the cardiovascular consequences of diabetes and current American Diabetes Association guidelines for primary and secondary prevention should not change. Likewise, researchers write that guidelines for statin use in nondiabetic populations also should not change.

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JAMA and Archives Journals (2012, January 9). Statin use in postmenopausal women associated with increased diabetes risk. ScienceDaily. Retrieved January 20, 2012, from http://www.sciencedaily.comĀ­ /releases/2012/01/120109212017.htm
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