Statin use and the risk of developing diabetes: a network meta‐analysis

@article{Thakker2016StatinUA,
  title={Statin use and the risk of developing diabetes: a network meta‐analysis},
  author={Divyesh Thakker and Sunita R. Nair and Amit Pagada and Vinayak Sudhir Jamdade and Anuradha Malik},
  journal={Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety},
  year={2016},
  volume={25},
  pages={1131 - 1149}
}
Randomized controlled trials have shown mixed findings regarding the association of statins and diabetes. This systematic literature review and network meta‐analysis (NMA) was performed to update evidence on this association to possibly assist clinicians in making more informed treatment choices. 
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