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Some statins increase risk of diabetes among elderly patients Toronto (May 23, 2013) Cholesterol-lowering statins are one of the most widely prescribed medications given their well-known benefits in patients at risk of cardiovascular events. However, researchers at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) and St. Michael’s Hospital have found some statins may come with a greater risk of diabetes in elderly patients without a history of the disease.See Study