Risk of new-onset diabetes among patients treated with statins according to hypertension and gender: Results from a nationwide health-screening cohort

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BACKGROUND Statins have been known to increase the risk of incident type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM); however, other factors, especially hypertension, are also associated with DM development. OBJECTIVE We investigated whether statin use increases the risk of DM and further analyzed whether the relation between statin use and incident DM differs according to… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0195459

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