Statins and risk of incident diabetes: a collaborative meta-analysis of randomised statin trials

@article{Sattar2010StatinsAR,
  title={Statins and risk of incident diabetes: a collaborative meta-analysis of randomised statin trials},
  author={Naveed Sattar and David J Preiss and Heather M. Murray and Paul Bryce Welsh and Ian Ford},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2010},
  volume={375},
  pages={735-742}
}
  • Naveed Sattar, David J Preiss, +2 authors Ian Ford
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • BACKGROUND Trials of statin therapy have had conflicting findings on the risk of development of diabetes mellitus in patients given statins. We aimed to establish by a meta-analysis of published and unpublished data whether any relation exists between statin use and development of diabetes. METHODS We searched Medline, Embase, and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials from 1994 to 2009, for randomised controlled endpoint trials of statins. We included only trials with more than… CONTINUE READING

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