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Statins, diabetes mellitus and prognosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: data from 501 patients of a population‐based registry in southwest Germany

Statins, diabetes mellitus and prognosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: data from 501 patients of a population‐based registry in southwest Germany

Source : https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/ene.14300

A wide variety of metabolic changes, including an increased incidence of diabetes mellitus (DM) and dyslipidaemia, has been described in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The aim of this study was to investigate the associations of statin use and history of DM with onset of disease and survival in patients with ALS.