Intensive-dose statin therapy increases incident diabetes compared with moderate-dose therapy
- Online CME Quiz Questions: Risk of Incident Diabetes With Intensive-Dose Compared With Moderate-Dose Statin Therapy. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;6/22/2011, Vol. 305 Issue 24, p2584
A continuing medical education (CME) quiz about the risk of incident diabetes with intensive-dose and moderate-dose statin therapy is presented.
- Intensive statin therapy increases risk of diabetes. // Diabetes Digest;2011, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p238
The article presents a randomize control end-point trials on the relationship between statin therapy and the risk of diabetes, in which study reveals that intensive-dose statin therapy was linked with an increased risk of diabetes onset compared to moderate-dose of statin.
- Risk of incident diabetes with intensive-dose compared with moderate-dose statin therapy: a meta-analysis. // Current Medical Literature: Diabetes;2011, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p137
The article discusses a study which confirmed findings on the increased risk of developing new-onset diabetes through intensive-dose statin therapy when compared to moderate-dose statin therapy based on a meta-analysis of the Justification for the use of Statins in Prevention (JUPITER) trial.
- Statin Therapy Dose and Risk of New-Onset Diabetes. McEvoy, John W.; Preiss, David; Seshasai, Sreenivasa Rao Kondapally; Ray, Kausik K. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;9/28/2011, Vol. 306 Issue 12, p1325
A letter to the editor in response to the article "Risk of Incident Diabetes With Intensive-Dose Compared With Moderate-Dose Statin Therapy: A Meta-Analysis," by David Preiss et al. published in 2011 and a reply by the authors to this letter are presented.
- Statin Use Linked to Increased Risk of Diabetes in Older Women. Brown, Ann J. // DukeMedicine HealthNews;Apr2012, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p4
The article focuses on the connection of statin to the increased risk of diabetes to postmenopausal women. The author mentions that several studies suggest that intensive-dose statin therapy has been linked to greater risk of diabetes compared to moderate-dose therapy. However, she adds that...
- Risk of Incident Diabetes With Intensive-Dose Compared With Moderate-Dose Statin Therapy: A Meta-analysis. Preiss, David; Kondapally Seshasai, Sreenivasa Rao; Welsh, Paul; Murphy, Sabina A.; Ho, Jennifer E.; Waters, David D.; DeMicco, David A.; Barter, Philip; Cannon, Christopher P.; Sabatine, Marc S.; Braunwald, Eugene; Kastelein, John J. P.; de Lemos, James A.; Blazing, Michael A.; Pedersen, Terje R.; Tikkanen, Matti J.; Sattar, Naveed; Ray, Kausik K. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;6/22/2011, Vol. 305 Issue 24, p2556
The article discusses a study which examined whether intensive-dose statin therapy is linked with increased risk of new-onset diabetes compared with moderate-dose statin therapy. It notes that statin therapy is known for reducing cardiovascular events such as stroke and coronary...
- High Dose Statin Treatment and New Onset Diabetes. Kaski, Juan // Cardiovascular Drugs & Therapy;Dec2011, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p571
The article discusses a study published in the "Journal of the American Medical Association," which revealed that intensive-dose statin therapy was associated with an increased risk of new-onset diabetes compared with moderate-dose treatment. Information is presented on the five large statin...
- 2011 - Review: Intensive-dose statin therapy increases incident diabetes compared with moderate-dose therapy. Barrett-Connor, Elizabeth // ACP Journal Club;10/18/2011, Vol. 155 Issue 4, p6
The article discusses a review of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) which investigated the effect of intensive-dose statin therapy on the risk for incident diabetes mellitus (DM). Outcomes analyzed include the development of incident DM, and a composite of cardiovascular (CV) events, such as...
- Evidence-Based Medicine. Ehrlich, Alan // Clinical Advisor;Dec2011, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p142
The article offers information related to evidence-based medicine. It says that fluid bolus increases mortality on children with impaired perfusion in low-resource settings and severe febrile illness. It states that intensive-dose statins increase diabetes risk, however lower risk of...