Impact of statins on risk of new onset diabetes mellitus: a population-based cohort study using the Korean National Health Insurance claims database

@inproceedings{Lee2016ImpactOS,
  title={Impact of statins on risk of new onset diabetes mellitus: a population-based cohort study using the Korean National Health Insurance claims database},
  author={Jimin Lee and Yoojin Noh and Sooyoung Shin and Hong Seok Lim and Rae Woong Park and Soo Hyeon Bae and Euichaul Oh and Grace Juyun Kim and Ju Han Kim and Sukhyang Lee},
  booktitle={Therapeutics and clinical risk management},
  year={2016}
}
Statin therapy is beneficial in reducing cardiovascular events and mortalities in patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases. Yet, there have been concerns of increased risk of diabetes with statin use. This study was aimed to evaluate the association between statins and new onset diabetes mellitus (NODM) in patients with ischemic heart disease (IHD) utilizing the Korean Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service claims database. Among adult patients with preexisting IHD, new… CONTINUE READING
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