Risk of incident diabetes with intensive-dose compared with moderate-dose statin therapy: a meta-analysis.

Preiss, David; Seshasai, Sreenivasa Rao Kondapally; Welsh, Paul; Murphy, Sabina A; Ho, Jennifer E; Waters, David D; DeMicco, David A; Barter, Philip; Cannon, Christopher P; Sabatine, Marc S; Braunwald, Eugene; Kastelein, John J P; de Lemos, James A; Blazi
JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association; 2011 Jun 22;305(24):2556-64. PMID: 21693744
BHF Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Glasgow, 126 University Pl, Glasgow G12 8TA, Scotland, United Kingdom.


A recent meta-analysis demonstrated that statin therapy is associated with excess risk of developing diabetes mellitus.