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Statins Linked to Higher Risk of Diabetes and Skin Infections

Statins Linked to Higher Risk of Diabetes and Skin Infections

Source : https://newsroom.wiley.com/press-release/british-journal-clinical-pharmacology/statins-linked-higher-risk-diabetes-and-skin-inf

Statins have been reported to be beneficial for infections such as pneumonia and Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia. In the case of skin and soft tissue infections however, statin use is ironically associated with an increased risk of developing diabetes, which is a risk factor for such infections.

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