Tag: "acute pancreatitis"

Why Trulicity Could Be A Truly Dreadful Diabetes Drug

| November 27, 2014 | Comments (59)

This is certainly turning out to be a bumper year for new diabetes drugs, which seem to be getting approved at an unprecedented rate.  The latest one is called Trulicity, a once-a-week injection from Eli Lilly and Co, which has been fast-tracked onto both the American and European markets, despite serious concerns over its safety. […]

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Diabetes: Medications That Work Against

| April 10, 2014 | Comments (0)

Back in the 1960s, it seemed like anything was possible. The rapid advances in science that gave us heart transplants and men on the moon also promised us a disease-free future and ‘a pill for every ill’. That optimistic vision has turned out to be a mirage, because modern medicine has overlooked one basic fact. […]

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New Diabetes Drugs Could Cause Pancreatitis

| March 28, 2013 | Comments (2)

In the past I have highlighted some of the numerous side effects associated with prescription diabetes drugs. This is especially relevant when it comes to new diabetes drugs. A case in point is a new class of diabetes drugs, called GLP-1 agonists, which has already been linked to the increased risks of pancreatitis and pancreatic […]

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