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Statins increase risk of diabetes – FDA changing labeling!

According to Medpage Today, the FDA is changing labeling requirements on statin drugs to ¬† ¬†list increased risk of hyperglycemia (diabetes) and transient memory problems! Statin drugs are typically prescribed to help control cholesterol levels, and is often prescribed to … Continue reading

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Statin use in postmenopause increases risk of developing diabetes

The use of statins by postmenopausal women increases the risk of developing diabetes! Research from a womens health initiative reported a 48% increase in the risk for developing diabetes in conjunction with taking the cholesterol lowering drugs! References: Culver AL, … Continue reading

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