Studies Suggest Heart Risk With Diabetes Drug Avandia

People who take the widely used diabetes drug Avandia may be putting themselves at higher risk of developing fatal heart problems, according to two large studies published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The first study analyzed 56 studies totalling more than 35,000 patients that compared Avandia to other drugs used to lower blood sugar in patients with diabetes. Patients taking Avandia were 33 percent more likely to have a heart attack compared to those on other...Full Story
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