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Avandia: The FDA loses more credibility

Confused-Image1Margaret Hamburg said in 2009  “I want to restore faith and trust in the FDA as a science-driven agency. I want to be a vocal advocate for the resources we require. It’s stunning how underfunded we are given the importance of what we do. 25% of every dollar spent by Americans is regulated by the FDA.”  So if your a patient who takes diabetes drugs what are you to think if your doctor wants to put you back on Avandia given the hearings last week ?  More importantly are you not going to trust the FDA that Avandia is a safe and effective treatment for diabetes ? Continue reading