Month: July 2013

New study confirms diabetes risk of Crestor

According to HealthDay News (May 23, 2013), a new study has confirmed that certain statins – including Crestor — may increase your chances of developing type 2 diabetes. The risk was greatest for patients taking atorvastatin (brand name Lipitor), rosuvastatin…

Crestor-induced Type 2 Diabetes

Be warned… the commonly prescribed cholesterol-reducing statin drug Rosuvastatin (marketed by AstraZeneca as Crestor) may cause the immediate onset of type 2 diabetes. In my case, what I later discovered were in fact symptoms of diabetes – markedly increased thirst…