TITLE

Review: Statin use increases risk for diabetes

AUTHOR(S)
Gamble, John-Michael; Majumdar, Sumit R.
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;6/15/2010, Vol. 152 Issue 6, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the study conducted to find the risk of diabetes with use of statin. The study compared a statin with placebo or standard care for prevention of cardiovascular events in healthy adults without diabetes. The study concluded that statin increases the risk of diabetes. The article also discussed the review methods and the commentary on the result.
ACCESSION #
51696562

 

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