Statin Diabetes

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Important Warning About Statins and Diabetes

…lowering statin drugs have gotten a lot press in recent weeks. A study just released in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggests that everyone over the age of 75 should take statins as a preventive measure against heart attacks and other heart events. Plus, new guidelines by the American Diabetes Association…

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Diabetes and Heart Disease

…-lowering statin drugs can cause diabetes. For many years now, we’ve known that statin drug use can contribute to diabetes. In fact, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has started requiring statin drug makers to put a diabetes warning on their labels. So, while I do continue to recommend statins for…

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Cholesterol Testing and Children: Should Children Take Statin Drugs?

…erupted with critics who felt that this cholesterol testing movement was pushed by drug companies who have the most to gain if more children are put on statin drugs. This isn’t the first time this issue has reared its head. Several years back, a recommendation called for cholesterol testing of children…

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