Study looks at effects of low-, high-dose statins on diabetes

04/24/2012 | Medscape (free registration)

Patients who were on high-dose statin treatment did not appear to have a higher risk of developing new-onset diabetes compared with their counterparts who were on low-/moderate-dose statin therapy, an analysis found. Larger prospective studies are needed to examine the risks and benefits of long-term statin use in people at high risk of diabetes, the study's lead author said. The results were presented at the World Congress of Cardiology 2012.

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