Diabetes Drugs Debate: Old or New Medications?

When it comes to prescription medication, newer might not necessarily be better, according to a new study. This time, it's drugs for diabetes: A new analysis found that older drugs were just as safe and effective as newer, highly touted diabetes drugs, such as Actos and Avandia. "I think the message from this study is to consider the tried-and-true drugs and remember that they can most likely be the most effective and most affordable," said Gail Shearer, director of health-policy analysis...Full Story
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