Studies Show Diabetes Members' Overall Costs, Benefits of Statins (with Table: Mean Pharmacy and Medical Claims ...
5/17/2017 But when members with diabetes took a statin to prevent heart disease per 2013 updated guidelines, their risk for having a cardiovascular event dropped by more than 23%, according to a second study of the same patient population.
Fighting Statin-Induced Diabetes with CoQ10
5/17/2017 One meta-analysis that utilized results from 13 statin studies involving more than 91,000 participants demonstrated an across-the-board increased diabetes risk of 9%,8 and found the highest risk in trials involving older subjects. Another meta-analysis ...
Doctor's Diary: Real side effects should not be dismissed
5/17/2017 At least, that would seem to the obvious inference from the recent Lancet study from Professor Peter Sever of London's Imperial College, claiming that patients have been misled by the adverse publicity surrounding the commonly prescribed drugs statins ...
Statins, The Cholesterol-Lowering Drug Can Now Treat Multiple Sclerosis
5/17/2017 Statins, The Cholesterol-Lowering Drug Can Now Treat Multiple Sclerosis Statins are the class of drugs commonly used to lower down the cholesterol levels in the blood which can protect one against heart attack and strokes.
Managing statin muscle pain
5/17/2017 If you're not taking a statin now, you may well be soon. These medications are commonly prescribed to lower "bad" LDL cholesterol and have been shown to reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, and death.
Statins linked to lower risk for cirrhosis in chronic liver diseases
5/17/2017 Results of a systematic review and meta-analysis showed a probable association between statin use and a lower risk for hepatic decompensation and mortality in patients with chronic liver disease.
Why You Should Almost Certainly Stay on Statins After a Heart Attack
5/17/2017 And so while patients are routinely prescribed statins - cholesterol-lowering medications - to lower their risk of a second heart attack or another cardiac event like a stroke, research finds that many come off statins or take a less potent drug or ...
Statins: Busting the achy myth
5/17/2017 Statins, medications that lower cholesterol, are among the most popular medications in the world, and for good reason. These drugs, including Crestor, Lipitor and Zocor, lower bad cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease, especially for those ...
Statins Lower Risk of Heart Attacks, Strokes Even in People With Moderate Risk
5/17/2017 Millions more people worldwide may benefit from cholesterol-lowering statins after a global study showed the drugs help reduce heart attacks and strokes in people at moderate risk.
Statins: a simple proposal
5/13/2017 Then there are statins (e.g. atorvastatin, lovastatin), a class of drugs that targets LDL. These drugs work, winningly. In patients with heart attacks or strokes, statins reduce the risk of a second event and improves mortality. There's no other ...