Diabetogenic Action of Statins: Mechanisms

@article{Carmena2019DiabetogenicAO,
  title={Diabetogenic Action of Statins: Mechanisms},
  author={Rafael Carmena and D. John Betteridge},
  journal={Current Atherosclerosis Reports},
  year={2019},
  volume={21},
  pages={1-9}
}
  • Rafael Carmena, D. John Betteridge
  • Published 2019
  • Medicine
  • Current Atherosclerosis Reports
  • Purpose of ReviewObservational studies and meta-analyses of randomized clinical trials data have revealed a 10–12% increased risk of new-onset diabetes (NOD) associated with statin therapy; the risk is increased with intensive treatment regimens and in people with features of the metabolic syndrome or prediabetes. The purpose of this review is to provide an updated summary of what is known about the potential mechanisms for the diabetogenic effect of statins.Recent FindingsHydroxyl methyl… CONTINUE READING

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