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Does Lipitor increase your blood sugar?

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While there is some evidence that the statin medications can affect blood sugar, the benefits of the medications usually outweigh the risks. The effect on blood sugar is minimal.

If you are concerned about your blood sugar or the medications you are taking, you should talk to your health-care professional.

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