Statin treatment causes an increased risk of type 2 diabetes.

Statins may have a diabetogenic effect on humans.

This study examined the relationship between statin use and the occurrence of type 2 diabetes. Researchers conducted a meticulous meta-analysis on data obtained from several published studies. They observed that individuals who take statins had a 9% higher risk of developing diabetes mellitus. The results of this study indicate that statin-treated patients are highly susceptible to type 2 diabetes.

Research Summary Information

  • 2014
  • Solis AB, Pilemann-Lyberg S, Gæde P.
  • Tølløse. brattanette@hotmail.com
  • No, Free full text of study was not found.
  • No source of funding disclosure found
  • No potential conflicts disclosure found
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