Comparison of effects of pitavastatin and atorvastatin on glucose metabolism in type 2 diabetic patients with hypercholesterolemia

@inproceedings{Mita2013ComparisonOE,
  title={Comparison of effects of pitavastatin and atorvastatin on glucose metabolism in type 2 diabetic patients with hypercholesterolemia},
  author={Tomoya Mita and Shiho Nakayama and Hiroko Abe and Masahiko Gosho and Hitoshi Iida and Takahisa Hirose and Ryuzo Kawamori and Hirotaka Watada},
  booktitle={Journal of diabetes investigation},
  year={2013}
}
AIMS/INTRODUCTION The distinct effects of different statins on glycemic control have not been fully evaluated. In this open-label, prospective, cross-over clinical trial, we compared the effects of pitavastatin and atorvastatin on glycemic control in type 2 diabetic patients with hypercholesterolemia. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 28 Japanese type 2 diabetics with hypercholesterolemia treated with rosuvastatin (2.5 mg/day) for at least 8 weeks were recruited to this quasi-randomized cross… CONTINUE READING
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