Month: August 2013

Crestor diabetes side effect

Crestor comes with a significant risk of serious side effects, including type 2 diabetes.  In one trial, people with one risk factor for diabetes who took Crestor were 28 percent more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than those taking…

Crestor type 2 diabetes

On January 9, 2012, the medical journal, Archives of Internal Medicine, published a study analyzing a possible association between statin use in women and type 2 diabetes. The researchers investigated 161,808 women between the ages of 50 and 79 years…

What is Crestor and what is it prescribed for?

Crestor is a brand name for the drug rosuvastatin calcium. Made and sold by the British pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, this prescription medication is used to treat high cholesterol. The FDA approved Crestor in 2003 after the Japanese pharmaceutical company, Shionogi…

Crestor diabetes lawsuit filed in California

On April 16, 2013, a group of plaintiffs filed a new Crestor lawsuit against manufacturer AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals. The case is proceeding in the Superior Court of the State of California, Los Angeles. According to court documents, 30 plaintiffs together lodged…

Diabetes and hair loss

If being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes wasn’t enough, I started to experience unusual hair loss from my formerly thick head of albeit grey hair, which is now noticeably thin and wispy after shedding hair by the handfuls It seems…