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While we do -- to talk about something very important this morning there was -- -- came out yesterday about the diabetes medicine of Sandia.
The FDA is recommending that'd actually be pulled off the shells and so many people are on it.
Because they say it is linked to heart attacks there's a new senate report out today that says the drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline.
Knew about the risk -- what do people need to know about -- This is certainly -- I -- let me correct you.
The FDA is not recommending that it be pulled off the -- This Senate Finance Committee that just issued -- 334.
Page report that took two years to prepare.
Is recommending -- and the FDA's gonna take another look at the fact that it cleared the drug.
Despite various papers that appeared.
From the American Medical Association.
And others and The New England Journal of Medicine that the drug was not safe.
That there -- seven scientific studies that prove that the -- the -- safe for diabetes the Senate have finance committee states.
That there were.
Deaths you do it.
Some people in some doctors and the FDA.
With the organization to which they belong and they are saying that it should be pulled.
The director of the FDA is reviewing all the data.
So it's still remember theoretically.
Hey there's just theoretically a question about its safety.
Now my advice to you.
If you're diabetic.
And taking a -- -- And especially.
If you have any kind of cardiac history.
I would stop it.
And take act to host AC TOS.
Let the FDA in the manufacturer.
In the Senate -- continue their arguments back and forth but as far as your concerned.
There is enough question about the safety of this drug for you to stop it.
And replace it we're back toes if subsequent research clears the drug.
You bid be able to return to it maybe my own feeling is that it will be permanently pulled when all the data on hand.
But I have to tell you that is still they -- an issue.
I got both are clarifying that because reports maybe you're not clear --
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