Statins May Seriously Increase Risk of Diabetes

Statins can lower cholesterol and even tamp down inflammation to keep the risk of heart disease down. But these commonly prescribed drugs may increase the risk of diabetes, and by a considerable amount

Source: time.com

"If you are going to take a statin, you have to get more fit, and work with your lifestyle. It’s even more important because if you don’t do that, and the patient decides to take the statin and go on with their unhealthy habits, then they are going to be even more prone to developing diabetes,” says Stone.

 

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Author: joselepervanche

Professor of Management & Information Technology

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