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The FDA released an update earlier this year, warning that statins increase risk of type 2 diabetes. Now, researchers have discovered why this is and offer a way to minimize risks.

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Increased blood sugar or type 2 diabetes. It's possible your blood sugar (blood glucose) level may increase when you take a statin, which may lead to developing type 2 diabetes. The risk is small but important enough that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning on statin labels regarding blood glucose levels and diabetes.

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Could Statins Raise Diabetes Risk? ... People with type 2 diabetes have higher than normal blood sugar levels because their bodies don't make or properly use insulin. The researchers said it is ...

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Some drugs do raise glucose levels there is no doubt. My husband also takes Wellbutrin for depression, & many of those type of meds raise glucose levels I know.Statins as you know are used for high cholesterol & are given to people who are at risk of getting heart disease or stroke.

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Some studies have shown that statin use can lead to a slight increase in blood sugar levels. This may be a concern for a person with diabetes or someone who’s at increased risk of developing ...

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Do Statins Cause Diabetes? Health Canada is telling all citizens that the labels on statins have changed. All prescriptions that lower cholesterol now carry a notice warning of a raised risk of higher blood sugar content and a somewhat lesser increased risk of diabetes.

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In 2009, it was proven that statins could directly raise blood sugar, whether or not you have diabetes. Over 340,000 people were included before this conclusion was made. The people who did not have diabetes but took statins experienced a rise in blood glucose from 98 mg/dl to 105 mg/dl.

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Statins increase weight and blood sugar levels and raise the risk of diabetes, a study has found, but experts maintain that the benefits of the drug "greatly outweigh" the risks. The cholesterol ...

www.verywellhealth.com/high-blood-sugar-and-cholesterol-697781

Diabetes is an enormously complex condition that can trigger a host of complications. The disease, in which the body can't properly produce or process insulin, is best known for abnormally high levels of glucose, or sugar, in the blood. Diabetes can also increase cholesterol and triglyceride levels, or the fats present in the blood. This, in ...

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Diabetes And Cholesterol: What Is The Relationship? By Elisabeth Almekinder RN, BA, CDE 5 Comments. What is the relationship between cholesterol and diabetes? How does cholesterol affect my diabetes, and how do I manage it? Judy contacted TheDiabetesCouncil. ... Blood pressure, blood glucose, blood cholesterol, weight, and state of mind are all ...