Association of #Statin Therapy Initiation With #Diabetes ProgressionA Retrospective Matched-Cohort Study

Statin therapy has been associated with increased insulin resistance; however, its clinical implications for diabetes control among patients with diabetes is unknown. Objective To assess diabetes progression after initiation of statin use in patients with diabetes. Design, Setting, and Participants This was a retrospective matched-cohort study using new-user and active-comparator designs to assess associations between …

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Biomarkers of #dairy #fat intake, incident #cardiovascular disease, and all-cause mortality: A cohort study, systematic review, and meta-analysis

We aimed to investigate the association of serum pentadecanoic acid (15:0), a biomarker of dairy fat intake, with incident cardiovascular disease (CVD) and all-cause mortality in a Swedish cohort study. We also systematically reviewed studies of the association of dairy fat biomarkers (circulating or adipose tissue levels of 15:0, heptadecanoic acid [17:0], and trans-palmitoleic acid …

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