if statins increase the risk of diabetes

Please see the February 2012 FDA statement about statins and the risk of diabetes

Patients are asking if statins increase the risk of diabetes.

Statins (Zocor, Crestor, Lipitor, etc) work very well to lower cholesterol levels...and prevent heart attacks and strokes.

But experts have been debating for years about whether statins increase the chance of getting diabetes.

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