Drugs, diabetes and cholesterol

Crikey readers have their say.

Cholesterol lowering drugs:

Amy Corderoy, a Sydney Morning Herald journalist, writes: Re. “Sensational headline on cholesterol lowering drugs is too risky” (March 2, item 11). My article this week suggested new warnings on the link between statins and diabetes and cognitive impairment could lead to people at low-risk of heart disease going off drugs, and this has upset some people in the medical community.

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