Experts: Little data on fibrate-statin combo in diabetes patients

08/22/2011 | EndocrineWeb.com

Few studies have measured the effects of pairing fibrates with statins to lower bad cholesterol levels in patients with type 2 diabetes, experts reported in the New England Journal of Medicine. Researchers said the combination should only be administered to those at highest risk of heart attack or stroke until more studies are done to measure its efficacy.

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