A Louisiana woman is suing drug maker Pfizer alleging the company’s cholesterol lowering statin Lipitor caused her to develop type 2 diabetes. Mary Hoover claims she was very healthy before taking the cholesterol medication. Her doctor prescribed the drug “in keeping with her healthy and proactive lifestyle” to lower her low-density lipoprotein (LDL) while decreasing her risk of developing cardiovascular disease. She took the widely prescribed Lipitor from 2006 through 2012, but in 2013, was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. As a result of her diagnosis, the once-healthy Hoover claims she must undergo regular blood glucose checks, follow a strict ... Read More
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