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Statins linked to risk of Type-2 Diabetes

Discussion in 'Diabetes Medication and Drugs' started by Mal, Feb 18, 2010.

  1. Mal

    Mal Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Statins linked to slight increase in risk of Type-2 Diabetes

    Last updated 17 February 2010

    The use of cholesterol-lowering statins may increase the risk of developing type-2 diabetes by nine per cent, new research suggests.

    Scientists at the University of Glasgow conducted a meta-analysis of 13 clinical trials involving statin therapy and found an association with type-2 diabetes.

    (SOURCE: http://www.netdoctor.co.uk/interactive/ ... tab_id=116)
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