FDA Ruling on Statin Therapy

Published Online: Wednesday, December 19, 2012
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In this video, David Dichek, MD, of the University of Washington Medical Center, discusses an FDA warning regarding the potential for cognitive problems and elevated blood sugar associated with taking statins. He also discusses how to address concerns that patients may have about taking statins in light of the waning.

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