Sunday, March 16, 2014

Statins: Risk of Diabetes is Real

Diabetes Awareness
Diabetes Awareness (Photo credit: charliebarker)
Says an article posted on NPR:

Diabetes is the only harmful side effect linked to statins, a study found, with 3 percent of people on statins being newly diagnosed with diabetes, compared with 2.4 percent of people taking placebos. That means that for every five new cases of diabetes in people taking statins, one is caused by the drug.

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