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Statins Can Protect against Diabetes-related Nerve, Retina Damage

Diabetes patients who took statins had lower odds of developing diabetes-related nerve and retinal damage compared with nonusers, according to a study of data involving more than 60,000 patients in Denmark. Statin use was also associated with reduced risk of gangrene. The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology. Sept. 9, 2014