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Anyway there's a hot topic in medical news this week that the doc wants to talk to you get about the FDA's meeting to decide what to do about it and -- remember the diabetes drug.
We talked about it last week after a mini raise concerns the drug could be causing heart problems.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Let you know we talked about this last week there is no question.
That -- India is a very effective.
For some people with certain forms of diabetes.
There are many thousands.
Who depend on it whose diabetes is helped by it and and they need it.
On the other hand there is definite risk.
That taking this particular drug can cause heart attacks or strokes.
Now the FDA has had this problem what to do about it so they -- -- gained about thirty experts in the field.
And those are experts reviewed all the data all the literature all the clinical trials.
And reported to the FDA their advisors to what to do.
That -- -- can be dangerous.
But they also agree that it can be helpful.
I'm I'm glad I'm not Margaret Hamburg who has to make that decision.
The FDA has not yet made a decision they are deliberating these recommendations.
What I predict and I may be wrong what I predict is that they will not remove it from the market.
They will allow it to be made and sold.
With the warnings.
They may limit who come prescribe it it may be that only diabetes specialists should prescribe this drug.
But I mean I can't see removing from the market.
A drug that many people really need.
Have toxic results from -- so my advice to use this if you happened to be.
Taking have banned the and you're reading about all -- these terrible things about it dual non stop.
Go to your doctor make an appointment to see your doctor.
And discuss it with him there is an alternative for some people it's called act goes and that works -- instead of Avandia.
But if you need of that India.
And your doctor wants you to take it you listen to your doctor and he or she will then monetary you.
For any evidence.
Of cardiac or stroke vulnerability.
So important you know doctor Rosenfeld answers emails every week he gets.
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