Researchers have identified a possible association between use of statins and developing type 2 diabetes after following patients for 15 years…

Individuals who take cholesterol-lowering statins may be at higher risk for developing high blood sugar levels, insulin resistance, and eventually type 2 diabetes, according to a recent study.

The analysis examined information from 9,535 individuals older than 45 years of age who were free from diabetes at the start of the population-based Rotterdam study and were followed up to 15 years.

 

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