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Statin Drugs & Diabetes: What You Need To Know

Recent reports continue to find an adverse relationship between Type 2 diabetes and the risk of Alzheimer’s, with diabetes shown to increase the risk of an Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis.

In light of this, it would make sense that we do everything we can to prevent the development of diabetes in our own bodies. That’s why it’s troubling to hear about new research that demonstrates that one of the most commonly prescribed classes of medications, statin drugs (used to lower cholesterol), has a profound impact on the chance that someone could develop Type 2 diabetes. Let’s dive into this research today.

And once you’re down, hope over to the Articles section of my website, where you can find some links to more of my writings about statin drugs.

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