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  1. Dr. Roizen: What's Good for Your Heart But Bad for Your Blood?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | WSYR-AM Syracuse

    Dr. Mike Roizen says "The risk of diabetes increased along with the amount of drug used mainly for atorvastatin, the generic form of Pfizer's Lipitor, and simvastatin. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said in 2012 that Lipitor and Crestor would carry warnings about an increase in blood-sugar levels in patients, leading to a greater risk of diabetes."

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  2. Renal effects of atorvastatin and rosuvastatin in patients with...Read the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | CiteULike

    Renal effects of atorvastatin and rosuvastatin in patients with diabetes who have progressive renal disease : a randomised clinical trial. The role of lipid-lowering treatments in renoprotection for patients with diabetes is debated.

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  3. Did Pfizer Inc. Just Gut Its Chances of Finding New Blockbusters?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | The Motley Fool

    Facing a steady stream of patent expirations on top-selling medicines, they're caught in a tug-of-war between developing next-generation therapies and cutting costs to offset declining revenue. Pfizer's decision to slash its research and development budget indicates it hopes it can walk a very thin line in this dilemma.

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  4. Study shows that use of statins increases risk of developing diabetes by 46 percentRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2015 | Medical News Today

    New research published in Diabetologia shows that use of statins is associated with a 46% increase in the risk of developing diabetes , even after adjustment for confounding factors. The study is by Professor Markku Laakso, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital, Finland, and colleagues.

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  5. Statins Increase Risk Of Developing Diabetes By 46 PercentRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2015 | Scientific Blogging

    New research published in Diabetologia shows that use of statins is associated with a 46% increase in the risk of developing diabetes, even after adjustment for confounding factors. The study is by Professor Markku Laakso, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital, Finland, and colleagues.

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  6. CROI 2015: Statins May Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease in People with HIVRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | HIV and Hepatitis

    Evidence is mounting that statin therapy can prevent the progression of coronary atherosclerosis in people living with HIV, according to the results of 2 randomized clinical trials reported last week at the 2015 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Seattle. In the first study, the use of atorvastatin reduced the overall volume of plaque deposits in the coronary arteries in people with HIV, including the "high-risk morphology" plaques that are particularly vulnerable to acute rupture leading to heart attack, stroke, and sudden cardiac death.

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  7. Study: Statins and Type-2 DiabetesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | MyHighPlains.com

    The use of statins, like Zocor and Lipitor, to treat high cholesterol may increase the risk of type-2 diabetes. The use of statins, like Zocor and Lipitor, to treat high cholesterol may increase the risk of type-2 diabetes.

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  8. Statins Linked to Raised Risk of Type 2 DiabetesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | MedicineNet

    Cholesterol -lowering statin drugs may significantly increase a person's risk of developing type 2 diabetes , a new study from Finland suggests. Researchers found that statins were associated with an almost 50 percent higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes, even after adjusting for other factors.

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  9. Dietary Supplement Users - Caveat EmptorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Patch.com

    "Read the label, know the interactions, tell your physician" was a takeaway from the talk Florence Riccuiti, Ph.D, made to Y's Men about the pros and cons of alternative medicines last week. Ricciuti is a geneticist and public health expert who has had a long career managing clinical trials for Bristol-Meyers Squibb.

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  10. Statins Tied to Decreased Insulin Sensitivity, SecretionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Mental Help Net

    Statin drugs may significantly increase a person's risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a new study from Finland suggests. The findings were published March 4 in Diabetologia , the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes.

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  11. Drug and medical cost effects of a drug formulary change with...Read the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | CiteULike

    Drug and medical cost effects of a drug formulary change with therapeutic interchange for statin drugs in a multistate managed Medicaid organization. Therapeutic interchange interventions are commonly used to manage pharmacy benefit costs.

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  12. Cholesterol-lowering statins increase risk of diabetes 46 percent, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | The Oregonian

    A large-scale study indicates that taking cholesterol-lowering statins to reduce the risk of stroke and heart disease could increase the risk developing type 2 diabetes by 46 percent. The authors investigated the effect of taking statins on the risk of developing adult onset diabetes and a decreased ability to control blood sugar.

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  13. Statins Raise Diabetes Risk by Nearly 50 PercentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | News Max

    Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs may significantly increase a person's risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a new study from Finland suggests. Researchers found that statins were associated with an almost 50 percent higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes, even after adjusting for other factors.

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  14. Statins found to increase risk of diabetesRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. RESEARCHERS have found that taking statins to reduce cholesterol increases the risk of developing diabetes by as much as 46 per cent.

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  15. Lipitor Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Comments on Scheduling...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | PRWeb

    The Firm is representing a number of Lipitor lawsuit plaintiffs in federal court, all of whom allegedly developed Type 2 diabetes due to their use of the statin medication. Our Firm is representing a number of Lipitor lawsuit plaintiffs whose claims are currently pending in federal court, and we are pleased to see this litigation progressing.

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  16. Pfizer Inc. Has a Growth Problem -- Here Are 3 Ways to Change ThatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | The Motley Fool

    Pfizer's problems in a nutshell Like much of the big pharmaceutical sector, Pfizer has struggled with the loss of exclusivity on key branded drugs. The patent life on a drug in the United States begins when the Food and Drug Administration approves an investigational new drug application and lasts for 20 years.

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  17. It is hard for people to swallow pills they can't affordRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Kevin, M.D.

    Cholesterol pills are one of the great medical advances I've witnessed during my professional career. I am talking specifically about a category of medications called statins, drugs like Lipitor and Pravachol.

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  18. Pharmacist apologises after giving out wrong medicationRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2015 | The Otago Daily Times

    A woman spent five days in hospital recovering from liver problems caused by being given the wrong medicine by a pharmacist. Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Theo Baker, who investigated the case, found in a report released today that the pharmacist had breached the code of patients' rights by failing to ensure he dispensed the correct medicine.

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  19. Lipitor inventor takes aim at cholesterol againRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | The Day

    Detroit - The scientist widely credited with co-discovering the best-selling drug in U.S. history - cholesterol-lowering Lipitor - is quietly back at it. After reviving Esperion Therapeutics in 2008 - just a year after Pfizer had closed the first version of the biotech company - Roger Newton is once again taking aim at cholesterol.

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  20. Federal Lipitor Litigation Issues New Order Pertaining to Discovery in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | PRWeb

    The Firm is representing numerous Lipitor lawsuits plaintiffs in the federal litigation, and bellwether trials may provide insight into jury decisions in similar claims involving allegations that Lipitor increase the risk for Type 2 diabetes. Our Firm is representing numerous Lipitor lawsuit plaintiffs in this litigation who put forth similar allegations regarding the use of the statin medication and diabetes.

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