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Statins and Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Ebeling, C. (n.d.). Statins and Type  Diabetes Risk. The Nutrition Watchdog. https://thenutritionwatchdog.com/statins-and-type-2-diabetes-risk/?utm_source=managedlists&utm_campaign=statin

“The benefits outweigh the risks.” Has your doctor ever said that to you? Actually, the risks far outweigh the benefits. Especially if you already have type 2 diabetes. Statins became one of the most-prescribed medications. The problem is that statins come with a host of side effects which can be pretty significant. One of the more serious side effects of statins is the significantly increased risk of type 2 diabetes. The latest study on this connection shows the link may be even stronger than was previously reported. Keep reading to find out how.

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Sources:

  1. https://www.cdc.gov/features/diabetes-heart-disease/index.html
  2. https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2019/03/19/why-are-statins-bad-for-you.aspx
  3. https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/319832.php
  4. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/07/well/live/statins-may-increase-risk-of-diabetes.html?fbclid=IwAR1VbYT-IdLacEB6OEJ7-u-FuYNhDkd30vKhSmaDDTE65Z55h4ppuV2JRVg
  5. https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/primary-coenzyme-q10-deficiency
  6. https://bpspubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/bcp.13898