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its Complications (WCPD) del 11 al 14 de noviembre de 2012 en Madrid, España.

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World Congress on Prevention of Diabetes and its Complications 2012. Madrid, España.

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6) Koh KK, Quon MJ, Han SH, et al. Atorvastatin causes insulin resistance and

increases ambient glycemia in hypercholesterolemic patients. J Am Coll Cardiol


7) Sabatine MS, Wiviott SD, Morrow DA, et al. High-dose atorvastatin associated

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cardio-cerebrovascular events during pitavastatin (LIVALO tablet) therapy in Japanese

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significantly greater reduction in LDL-C compared to pravastatin 40mg with neutral

effects on glucose metabolism: prespecified safety analysis from the short-term phase

4 prevail UK trial in patients with primary hyperlipidemia or mixed dyslipidemia.

JACC. 2012;59:E1692

14) Baker WL, Talati R, White CM, Coleman CI. Differing effect of statins on

insulin sensitivity in non-diabetics: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Diabetes

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15) Gumprecht J, Gosho M, Budinski D, Hounslow N. Comparative long-term efficacy

and tolerability of pitavastatin 4 mg and atorvastatin 20-40 mg in patients with type

2 diabetes mellitus and combined (mixed) dyslipidaemia. Diabetes Obes Metab.


16) Kryzhanovski V, Eriksson M, Hounslow N and Sponseller C. Short-term and

long-term effects of pitavastatin and simvastatin on fasting plasma glucose in

patients with primary hyperlipidemia or mixed dyslipidemia and >2 risk factors for

coronary heart disease. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012;59(13s1):E1659.

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septiembre de 2012


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