Patofysiologiske aspekter ved statiners diabetogene effekt

Sascha Pilemann-Lyberg, Anette Bratt Solis, Peter Gæde

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Pathophysiological aspects of the diabetogenic effect of statins. Statins are potent inhibitors of cholesterol biosynthesis. Statins are beneficial in the primary and secondary prevention of coronary heart disease. Recent studies indicate that there is an association between statin use and the development of new-onset diabetes mellitus. This article reviews the patophysiological mechanisms by different statins to explain this association.

Sider (fra-til)223-227
Antal sider5
TidsskriftUgeskrift for laeger
Udgave nummer3
StatusUdgivet - 12 feb. 2014