Statins and diabetes risk

CBC News Canada reports: Labels on all cholesterol-lowering statins will be updated to warn of a small increased risk of diabetes

“Health Canada concluded that the risk of diabetes appears to be mainly in patients with pre-existing risk factors for diabetes, such as high levels of glucose or triglycerides, obesity or high blood pressure,”

One of the statins to be labelled is: Atorvastatin (Lipitor and generics). This is the best-selling statin, indeed medication, of all-time.

“The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a similar warning last February.”

My belief is that you should consider taking vitamin D as opposed to statins. Read my book.

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