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Study ties statin use to elevated type 2 diabetes risk

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Mar 23, 2017

A meta-analysis of 20 observational studies involving at least 1,000 participants found use of statins was associated with a 44% higher risk of type 2 diabetes, compared with nonuse. The findings, published in the journal Nutrition, Metabolism & Cardiovascular Diseases, showed the greatest risk among patients who used rosuvastatin, followed by users of atorvastatin. Healio (free registration) (03/22)


AAFP urges "No" vote on AHCA

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Mar 23, 2017

CDC data show 15% decrease in infant mortality

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Mar 21, 2017

Speak Out encourages FPs to give input on ACA, AHCA

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Mar 20, 2017

Study finds conflicting guidelines for statin use in black patients

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Mar 21, 2017

Study: Intensive intervention improves health outcomes in diabetes

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Mar 20, 2017

Study examines opioid exposure among US youths

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Mar 20, 2017

OBP30 may reduce overtreatment of hypertension, study says

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Mar 23, 2017

AAFP presses Congress to reject fiscal 2018 budget proposal

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Mar 21, 2017

Family medicine sets new record in 2017 Match program

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Mar 20, 2017


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