What is the Safety of Statins in Patients with Diabetes?
June 2, 2014•12 min
Hosted by: Alan S. Brown Guest: Kevin C. Maki At the most recent National Lipid Association (NLA) meeting, host Dr. Alan Brown welcomes Kevin Maki, PhD, FNLA, CLS, Chief Science Officer for Midwest Center for Metabolic and Cardiovascular Research and Adjunct Faculty position in Biostatistics and Applied Epidemiology at DePaul University, Chicago, IL. Drs. Brown and Maki discuss the evidence of the relationship of statin use and risk of new onset of diabetes; as well as, the relationship of statin use and the possiblity of worsening glycemia in those patients who have diabetes. What are the conclusions? What should clinicians be screening for? Download and listen to this great conversation!