From WebMD Diabetes:
By Lisa Nainggolan
Medscape Medical NewsMarch 14, 2013 — The FDA is looking into an increased risk of pancreatitis and precancerous changes to the pancreas from widely used drugs to treat type 2 diabetes.
The medications are called incretin mimetics, which mimic a natural hormone in the body that tells the pancreas to release more insulin after eating. Insulin, in turn, lowers the person's blood sugar. Included in this class are the drugs Bydureon, Byetta, Janumet, Janumet XR, Januvia, Juvisync, Kazano, Kombiglyze XR, Nesina, Onglyza, Oseni, Tradjenta, and Victoza.
Read more here ~ http://diabetes.webmd.com/news/20130314/diabe...=
Just thought those of you who are taking those meds might want to know.
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