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  • Statin Drugs and Cholesterol Reduction

    Heart disease has become our nation's number one killer, with coronary heart disease being the most common type of heart disease, causing more than 385,000 deaths per year. This results in a heart attack occurring within every 30-40 seconds. Having a...

    https://www.drcarney.com/articles/statin-drugs-and-cholesterol-reduction
  • Association of statin use with cataracts: a propensity score-matched analysis.

    Cataracts are more likely to occur in individuals taking statin drugs. ​This study evaluated the connection between the use of statin medications and the likelihood of suffering from cataracts. Researchers compared the rate of occurrence of cataracts...

    https://www.drcarney.com/science/drug-medications/statins/association-of-statin-use-with-cataracts-a-propensity-score-matched-analysis
  • Statin therapy and risk of developing type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis.

    Individuals on statin therapy are susceptible to type 2 diabetes. This study examined the relationship between statin usage and type 2 diabetes risk by meta-analysis. Researchers analyzed data on statin intake and the odds of developing diabetes...

    https://www.drcarney.com/science/drug-medications/statins/statin-therapy-and-risk-of-developing-type-2-diabetes-a-meta-analysis
  • Statin Use Increases Cataract Risk

    you walk into your doctor's office with a high cholesterol number, there is a great chance that you will walk out with a statin drug. Having an avalanche of cholesterol floating in your blood increases your risk of developing stroke, diabetes , high...

    https://www.drcarney.com/blog/condition-related/statin-use-increases-cataract-risk
  • Herpes zoster is associated with prior statin use: a population-based case-control study.

    The odds of suffering from herpes zoster infection may be stacked against users of statin drugs. ​This study explored the relationship between taking statin drugs and the odds of being infected with herpes zoster virus. Researchers tracked the rate of...

    https://www.drcarney.com/science/drug-medications/statins/herpes-zoster-is-associated-with-prior-statin-use-a-population-based-case-control-study
  • Association of statin therapy with incidence of type 2 diabetes among US Veterans.

    Statin therapy may promote the development of type 2 diabetes among US veterans. ​This study examined if statin therapy is tied to higher risk of having type 2 diabetes. A total of 3,390,799 US veterans participated in this study and were assessed for...

    https://www.drcarney.com/science/drug-medications/statins/association-of-statin-therapy-with-incidence-of-type-2-diabetes-among-us-veterans
  • Statin Use and Incident Cataract Surgery: A Case-Control Study.

    Regular intake of statin medications may increase an individual's chances of undergoing a cataract extraction surgery. ​This study investigated the connection between the usage of statin medications and the likelihood of undergoing cataract surgery....

    https://www.drcarney.com/science/drug-medications/statins/statin-use-and-incident-cataract-surgery-a-case-control-study
  • Statin-associated incident diabetes: a literature review.

    Statin therapy is associated with increased diabetes mellitus risk. This study investigated the correlation between statin intake and the occurrence of incident diabetes. Researchers reviewed 13-year-old data from 2000-2013 obtained from MEDLINE. They...

    https://www.drcarney.com/science/drug-medications/statins/statin-associated-incident-diabetes-a-literature-review
  • Statin use and thyroid cancer: a population-based case-control study.

    Regular intake of statins may promote the development of thyroid cancer in women. ​This study examined the use of statin medications in relation to the subsequent development of thyroid cancer. Researchers assessed the statin usage and occurrence of...

    https://www.drcarney.com/science/drug-medications/statins/statin-use-and-thyroid-cancer-a-population-based-case-control-study
  • Statin users have an elevated risk of dysglycemia and new-onset-diabetes.

    Taking statin pills may increase the glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) number and diabetes risk of an individual. ​This research work studied the impact of statin therapy on the blood levels of glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c)—an indicator of glycemic control—...

    https://www.drcarney.com/science/drug-medications/statins/statin-users-have-an-elevated-risk-of-dysglycemia-and-new-onset-diabetes
  • Statin use increased new-onset diabetes in hypercholesterolemic individuals: Data from the Korean National Health Insurance Service-National Health Screening Cohort database (NHIS-HEALS).

    Regular usage of statin medications may facilitate the onset of diabetes in individuals with elevated levels of cholesterol. ​This research work studied the connection between the intake of statin medications and the incidence of diabetes in...

    https://www.drcarney.com/science/drug-medications/statins/statin-use-increased-new-onset-diabetes-in-hypercholesterolemic-individuals-data-from-the-korean-national-health-insurance-service-national-health-screening-cohort-database-nhis-heals
  • Statin use and risk of new-onset diabetes: a meta-analysis of observational studies.

    Individuals taking statins may have increased likelihood of developing type 2 diabetes. Statins are a group of medications administered to patients to lower their blood cholesterol levels. This study investigated the relationship between statin use and...

    https://www.drcarney.com/science/drug-medications/statins/statin-use-and-risk-of-new-onset-diabetes-a-meta-analysis-of-observational-studies
  • A population-based study on the association between statin use and sudden sensorineural hearing loss.

    Statin use may facilitate the onset of hearing loss in an individual. ​This study assessed if statin therapy can put an individual at high risk of suffering from hearing loss. Researchers analyzed clinical information obtained from the Taiwan...

    https://www.drcarney.com/science/drug-medications/statins/a-population-based-study-on-the-association-between-statin-use-and-sudden-sensorineural-hearing-loss
  • Risk of new-onset diabetes associated with statin use.

    Statin-treated patients may have a high tendency to develop type 2 diabetes. This study investigated statin intake in relation to the development of new-onset diabetes. Researchers reviewed data and evidence obtained from 7 meta-analyses and 13 cohort...

    https://www.drcarney.com/science/disease-conditions/diabetes/type-2-diabetes/risk-of-new-onset-diabetes-associated-with-statin-use
  • Increased risk of diabetes with statin treatment is associated with impaired insulin sensitivity and insulin secretion: a 6 year follow-up study of the METSIM cohort.

    Individuals who take statins are highly vulnerable to type 2 diabetes mellitus. This study assessed the relationship between statin treatment and the odds of developing type 2 diabetes. Researchers tracked the medical data and estimated the diabetes...

    https://www.drcarney.com/science/drug-medications/statins/increased-risk-of-diabetes-with-statin-treatment-is-associated-with-impaired-insulin-sensitivity-and-insulin-secretion-a-6-year-follow-up-study-of-the-metsim-cohort
  • Statin Use and Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage: A Large Retrospective Cohort Study.

    Gastrointestinal hemorrhage (bleeding) is more likely to occur among statin users. ​This study focused on how the use of statins influences the odds of suffering from gastrointestinal hemorrhage (bleeding). Statin usage and incidence of...

    https://www.drcarney.com/science/drug-medications/statins/statin-use-and-gastrointestinal-hemorrhage-a-large-retrospective-cohort-study
  • Statins can increase the risk of herpes zoster infection in Asia.

    Statin users may be highly vulnerable to herpes zoster infection. ​This study evaluated the association between statin intake and the prevalence of herpes zoster (HZ) infection (shingles) in Asia. The study population included more than 100,000 users...

    https://www.drcarney.com/science/drug-medications/statins/statins-can-increase-the-risk-of-herpes-zoster-infection-in-asia
  • Association between statin use and herpes zoster: systematic review and meta-analysis.

    The use of statin medications may elevate the risk of contracting herpes zoster infection. ​The purpose of this meta-analysis was to review data and evidence from previously published studies that examined whether the use of statins is associated with...

    https://www.drcarney.com/science/drug-medications/statins/association-between-statin-use-and-herpes-zoster-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
  • 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...

    https://www.drcarney.com/science/disease-conditions/diabetes/type-2-diabetes/statin-treatment-causes-an-increased-risk-of-type-2-diabetes
  • Statins and risk of incident diabetes: a collaborative meta-analysis of randomised statin trials.

    Individuals taking statins are prone to develop type 2 diabetes. This study was carried out to determine the association between statin therapy and type 2 diabetes risk. Researchers conducted a thorough meta-analysis on data extracted from published...

    https://www.drcarney.com/science/disease-conditions/diabetes/type-2-diabetes/statins-and-risk-of-incident-diabetes-a-collaborative-meta-analysis-of-randomised-statin-trials

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