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Statin Drugs and Diabetes Risk

Statin Drugs and Diabetes
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Statin Drugs – When?

On September 1, 1987, lovastatin became the first statin to be approved in the United States by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (1).

How long have we known that statin drugs could induce diabetes?

22 years, in 2001 “By lowering plasma triglyceride levels, pravastatin therapy may favorably influence the development of diabetes…” (3).

How many Americans take statin drugs?

Over 40,000,000 Americans take Statin drugs.

Statin use in U.S. up 20% in last 10 years (4)(see graph (2) above)

Research and Reference

1. News Medical Life Sciences:

2. Dr Millers Health Care and Life Sciences:

3. National Library of Medicine:

4. UPI:


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