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does statins cause diabetes
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hickle posted:
My cholesterol was 203 when my doctor put me on simvastatin three years ago last year i had blood work done and found out that i now have developed diabetes. My A1C was over 12. I am 5'8'' and now weigh 157 my cholesterol is now 138 and my A1C is 6.4. If the statins caused me to have diabetes should i just stick with my diet and stop taking the statins
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bobby75703 responded:
Developing Diabetes is now one of the official risks with statins. To continue or not with the statin is completely your decision.
 
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bobby75703 responded:
Whats wrong with a total cholesterol of 203? Does this justify putting someone on a medication that poses risks?

There is a lot of money to be made telling perfectly healthy people they are sick.


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