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Do statins increase diabetes risk? Practitioner 2014;258 (1768): 10-11

Do statins increase diabetes risk?

24 Feb 2014Pais-up subscribers

A recent study, from New Zealand, has added further evidence to support a link between taking statins and new onset diabetes. Data from the national primary care electronic database was used to create a prospective cohort study to compare the incidence of new diabetes in groups of patients taking statins and antihypertensive drugs.

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