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Statin use is associated with increased incidence of diabetes, and possibly with increased body weight and reduced exercise capacity. Data on the long-term effects of these associations in healthy adults, however, are very limited.
This study examined diabetes outcomes among Tricare beneficiaries who were evaluated between 1 October 2003 and 1 March 2012. Participants were divided into statin users and non-users. Patients who, at baseline, had a pre-existing disease indicative of cardiovascular diseases, or any positive element of …
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