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Vitamin D May Prevent Type 2 Diabetes In People With Prediabetes

At an annual meeting of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) last week, researcher Anastassios Pittas, M.D. presented results from a study involving 2,039 patients with prediabetes. This was a 3 years study involving people with high blood sugar levels where their vitamin D levels were looked at in the beginning of the study, and then at …

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Does The Type 2 Diabetes Drug Actos Cause Bladder Cancer?

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is informing the public that the use of the diabetes drug Actos (pioglitazone – a drug in the thiazolidinedione or TZD class of Type 2 Diabetes drugs) for longer than a year, can be associated with an increased risk of bladder cancer. Information about this risk will be added to Warnings and …

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