Recently, a study by a group of researchers in China has found that administering ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) can stave off the tendency of statins to induce glucose intolerance and diabetes.

  • Statins are prescription medications that people take to bring their cholesterol down to normal levels. It works by blocking the action of the liver enzyme that is responsible for producing cholesterol.
  • Too much cholesterol in the blood can cause a buildup of plaque on the walls of the arteries. That buildup can eventually cause the arteries to narrow or harden. Sudden blood clots in these narrowed arteries can cause a ....
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