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Some Statins Raise Diabetes Risk, British Medical Journal Reveals


5/24/2013 7:31:54 AM

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Some drugs taken to protect the heart may increase the risk of developing type-2 diabetes, according to researchers in Canada. Their study of 1.5 million people, in the British Medical Journal, suggested powerful statins could increase the risk by 22% compared with weaker drugs. Atorvastatin was linked to one extra case of diabetes for every 160 patients treated.

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