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Niacin therapy and the risk of new-onset diabetes: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

Abstract:
Objective: Previous studies have suggested that niacin treatment raises glucose levels in patients with diabetes and may increase the risk of developing diabetes. We undertook a meta-analysis of published and unpublished data from randomised trials to confirm whether an association exists between niacin and new-onset diabetes. Methods: We searched Medline, EMBASE and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, from 1975 to 2014, for randomised contro... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/heartjnl-2015-308055

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Grant:
BHF Centre of Excellence Award
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Heart Journal website
Volume:
102
Issue:
3
Pages:
198-203
Publication date:
2016
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EISSN:
1468-201X
ISSN:
1355-6037
URN:
uuid:dc30b5a4-587f-46ac-b401-140dd58578f0
Source identifiers:
602509
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pubs:602509

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