Statin Diabetes

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Statins and Diabetes Linked in Study

statins had a 48 percent greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The researchers didn’t specify which types of statin drugs contribute to diabetes, but the very fact that statins and diabetes are linked isn’t a new finding. Despite these findings, authors note that current guidelines for statin

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New Statin Medication Guidelines May Double Use

…category statins are often under-prescribed. But for women, this guideline doesn’t hold water. For women, the data fails to demonstrate that the benefits of statin medications outweigh the risks—including breast cancer and diabetes. So, in my opinion, the only women who should be on statin medications…

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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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4 Secrets for Preventing Diabetes & Controlling It

…mg daily). If you already have diabetes, the exact same steps can work to help you control your blood sugar. Now it’s your turn: Have any of these diabetes prevention methods worked for you? You May Also Be Interested In * High-Dose Statins Increase Your Diabetes Risk * Nutrients That Help to Control…

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The Great Cholesterol Myth

statin drugs. * Cholesterol levels are a poor predictor of heart attacks. Only about 50% of heart attack victims have high cholesterol levels, and 50% of people who have high cholesterol do not have heart disease. * Recent studies suggest statin drugs are associated with a higher risk of diabetes, which…

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Cholesterol Testing and Statins for Kids? Medicine’s Run Amok

…erupting again with critics who feel that this movement is being pushed by the 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 screening of children…

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