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Thiazolidinediones May Increase Bone Loss

PHILADELPHIA—After 15-36 months, diabetics taking thiazolidinediones had increased bone loss at the hip and spine, according to data presented here at the 28th annual meeting of the American Society of Bone and Mineral Resesarch.

Effort to Halt Vendors of Fraudulent Diabetes Cures on Web

As part of an effort by the FDA and the Federal Trade Commission to halt deceptive online advertisements and sales of products misrepresented as diabetes cures or treatments, the agencies have sent approximately 180 letters and advisories to Internet outlets in the United States, Mexico, and Canada.

Androgen Deprivation Increases Risks

Treatment with a gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonist is associated with increased risks of diabetes, coronary heart disease (CHD), MI, and sudden cardiac death in men with prostate cancer, according to an observational study at Harvard Medical School in Boston.

Diabetic Nephropathy Care Is Lacking

Kidney disease linked to diabetes, hypertension, and obesity is increasing throughout the world. It is estimated that diabetes leading to end-stage renal disease (ESRD) accounts for 40% of the patients who require kidney transplants in the United States, Europe, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand.

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