What Kind Of Statin Can I Take That Won't Cause Muscle Problems?

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Type 2 Diabetes, Statin Drugs in High Doses for Cholesterol, Heart Disease Risk

One of the cliches about treating diabetes is that having diabetes puts you in the same risk category as that of a person who has already had a heart attack.

 

Because of this, your doctor may treat you more aggressively for factors such as blood pressure and cholesterol levels than if you had no risk factors for heart disease.

 

For example, the guidelines for cholesterol levels suggest an LDL level below 100, even better, below 70, for people at very high risk of heart attacks, meaning...

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