South-Asian Population has a Higher Likelihood for Diabetes Risk for Statins Regardless of Potency

Sekhar, Sonal M and Unnikrishnan, MK (2015) South-Asian Population has a Higher Likelihood for Diabetes Risk for Statins Regardless of Potency. Medical Hypotheses, 84. pp. 283-284.

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Abstract

Higher potency statins are associated with increased risk of new-onset diabetes (NOD) in Western populations. South-Asians phenotype, with certain unique features such as young onset of diabetes and lower threshold for diabetes risk factors, present a higher likelihood for NOD risk for statins regardless of potency.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Pharmacy > MCOPS Manipal > Pharmacy Practice
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2015 04:24
Last Modified: 21 Feb 2015 04:24
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/141998

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