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FDA Approves New Diabetes Drug

With Type 2 diabetes on the rise in the U.S., especially among African-Americans, the FDA has expanded its treatment by approving Invokana, a new diabetes drug. This Johnson & Johnson owned medication works by having blood sugar exit the body through one’s urine. Possible side effects include slightly raising bad cholesterol and an increased risk of heart disease.

 

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