Risk of diabetes when you take statins

Risk of diabetes when you take statins

In a group of 100 people who don’t take statins, about 4 to 5 will get diabetes in the next 4 years. In a group of 100 people who do take statins, about 5 will get diabetes in the next 4 years.

Statins may slightly raise the risk of diabetes in some people.

The information shown here is based on the best available evidence.

ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical Reviewer Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine Michael P. Pignone, MD, MPH, FACP - Internal Medicine

Current as ofDecember 6, 2017

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