Statins and Diabetes Risk

D. Telegraph 22.5.11 HIGH DOSE STATINS LINKED TO DIABETES. 100s of 1000s of people on high dose statins are increasing their chance of developing type 2 diabetes.   80mg of simvastin or atorvastin increases the chance of type 2 diabetes by 12% over 5 years.   Researchers from Glasgow Uni looked at 5 studies of 32,700 patients.  …