Study: Statins may lower risk of amputation in diabetes

08/15/2013 | Healio

A study in the Journal of Vascular Surgery showed diabetes patients who were on statin therapy had a 35% to 43% lower risk of lower extremity amputation or treatment failure than non-statin users. Researchers also found those who used other cholesterol-lowering drugs had a 41% reduced risk of treatment failure but did not show significant difference in amputation risk.

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