Diabetes drug Invokana increase risk of foot or leg amputation

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Diabetes drug Invokana increase risk of foot or leg amputation By Laura Northrup, CONSUMERIST A new class of diabetes medicines is heavily advertised on TV and shows great promise in getting patients’ blood sugar levels down, but a safety announcement from the … Read More

US teenager dies after succession of caffeine drinks in two hours

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US teenager dies after succession of caffeine drinks in two hours Flipboard Doctors said healthy 16-year-old died from ‘caffeine-induced cardiac event’ after latte, Mountain Dew and energy drink A teenager in the US died because he consumed too many high-caffeine … Read More

Gray Death Latest Opioid Causing Worry

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‘Gray Death’ Latest Opioid Causing Worry The Intelligencer It’s being called gray death — a new and dangerous opioid combo that underscores the ever-changing nature of the U.S. addiction crisis. Investigators who nicknamed the street mixture have detected it or recorded … Read More

Entérate, Save the Water

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Entérate, Save the Water SADM #72 May/Jun 2017 Geetanjali Kelkar, MD, Endocrinologist, JFK Medical Center | Translated by Eduardo Venegas, MD As an endocrinologist, I treat a variety of metabolic disorders and hormone dysfunction. The majority of my patients have diabetes and thyroid problems. Some have rare hormone disorders, reproductive issues, low energy, Read more ….

Take a Note, Find the Right Epinephrine Auto-Injector for You

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Take a Note, Find the Right Epinephrine Auto-Injector for You SADM #72 May/Jun 2017 Anisha Dharshi, Senior National Director of Education and Community Initiatives at Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) In the United States, food allergies affect 15 million people, including 1 in 13 children. Food allergy is a life-changing and Read more ….

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