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Statins and the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus: cohort study using the UK clinical practice pesearch datalink

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, July 2014
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#40 of 1,425)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (92nd percentile)

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Citations

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Title
Statins and the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus: cohort study using the UK clinical practice pesearch datalink
Published in
BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, July 2014
DOI 10.1186/1471-2261-14-85
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Authors

Ana Filipa Macedo, Ian Douglas, Liam Smeeth, Harriet Forbes, Shah Ebrahim

Abstract

There is strong evidence of reductions in major vascular events from statins across all cardiovascular risk categories. However, trials of statin therapy have provided conflicting results regarding statin use and type 2 diabetes (T2DM). We aimed to assess the effect of statins on T2DM development.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 2 2%
Canada 1 1%
Unknown 93 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 15 16%
Researcher 14 15%
Student > Ph. D. Student 11 11%
Student > Postgraduate 10 10%
Student > Master 10 10%
Other 23 24%
Unknown 13 14%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 45 47%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 7 7%
Nursing and Health Professions 6 6%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 5 5%
Computer Science 3 3%
Other 11 11%
Unknown 19 20%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 21. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 15 February 2020.
All research outputs
#1,393,737
of 21,162,624 outputs
Outputs from BMC Cardiovascular Disorders
#40
of 1,425 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#14,998
of 203,032 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Cardiovascular Disorders
#1
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