CEimpact Podcast

Do Statins Exacerbate Diabetes Control?

November 22, 2021 CEimpact Season 2 Episode 224
CEimpact Podcast
Do Statins Exacerbate Diabetes Control?
Show Notes

A recent case control study evaluated adverse effects on glycemic control secondary to cholesterol lowering statin medications. Listen in as we evaluate the risk versus benefit of statin therapy in persons with diabetes.  

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References and resources: Mansi IA, Chansard M, Lingvay I, et al. Association of Statin Therapy Initiation With Diabetes Progression: A Retrospective Matched-Cohort Study. JAMA Intern Med. Published online October 04, 2021. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.5714

Learning Objectives: 

1. Describe the proposed mechanism by which statins would worsen blood glucose control

2. Discuss confounders in the study that examined the association of statin use and worsening diabetes control.

Continuing Education Information:
0.05 CEU | 0.5 Hrs
ACPE UAN: 0107-0000-21-365-H01-P
Initial release date: 11/22/21
Expiration date: 11/22/22

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