The Canadian Scientists Have Found One More Cause Of Diabetes 2 Types – Part 2 of 3
Cohen added that there was no information on the patients’ cholesterol and blood sugar levels, and that higher-risk patients might automatically be prescribed stronger statins such as Lipitor, Crestor and Zocor. Finnish doctors wrote in an accompanying leading article that this potential risk should not stop people from taking statins.
So “The overall benefit of statins still clearly outweighs the potential risk of incident diabetes,” researchers from the University of Turku said. Statins have been proven to moderate heart problems adding that the medications “play an important role in treatment”. Other statins did perform more favorably than Lipitor, Crestor and Zocor in terms of diabetes, the inspection found.
Preferential use of pravastatin and potentially fluvastatin may be warranted, “the study authors said in a journal news release, adding that Pravachol may even be effective to patients at high risk of diabetes. Fluvastatin (Lescol) was associated with a 5 percent decreased risk of diabetes and lovastatin (Mevacor) a 1 percent decreased risk. to be continued…