Experts assess link between statin use, diabetes

05/23/2013 | HealthDay News

Canadian researchers found atorvastatin was associated with a 22% increased risk of new-onset diabetes, while patients who took rosuvastatin or simvastatin had an 18% and 10% increased risk of the condition, respectively, compared with patients taking pravastatin. Pravastatin, fluvastatin and lovastatin were tied to a slightly lower diabetes risk, researchers reported in BMJ.

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