The Effects of Statin Therapy on Diabetes Incidence and Glycemic Control

The Effects of Statin Therapy on Diabetes Incidence and Glycemic Control

Schedule: On Demand (The original live program aired on May 16, 2012 8:00 PM EST)

Program Overview:
Statin treatment may be associated with adverse effects on glucose metabolism. Concerns have been raised regarding the effects of statin therapy on diabetes incidence and glycemic control. Join Drs. Spencer Kroll and Sergio Fazio as they discuss the current literature on statin therapy and the risks of developing diabetes. This live CME broadcast will provide you the opportunity to address your questions with the expert faculty.

William E. Boden, MD, FACC, FAHA
James M. Falko, MD, FACE, FACC, FNLA

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Education Information

This program, though not accredited in its archived form, is targeted towards specific content areas and learning objectives.

Content Domain
This activity falls under the following content domain(s):

  • 3.2.1 Diabetes Mellitus and other Insulin Resistant States

Learning Objectives
This activity teaches to the following learning objective(s):

  1. Correctly indicate the frequency and secondary causes of statin intolerance and treatment options for statin-intolerant patients
  2. Discuss current literature regarding statin medications and the risks of developing diabetes.
  3. Evaluate the risks and benefits of worsening glycemic control in the context of improving lipid parameters