Statin use reduces risk for lower-limb amputation in type 2 diabetes, PAD #DiabeticFoot

In adults with type 2 diabetes and peripheral artery disease, statin use was associated with a 25% lower rate of lower-extremity amputations and a 22% risk reduction in cardiovascular mortality when compared with no statin use, according to findings from a population-based study.

Source: Statin use reduces risk for lower-limb amputation in type 2 diabetes, PAD

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