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FDA approves Tanzeum to treat type 2 diabetes

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On April 3, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Tanzeum (albiglutide) subcutaneous injection to improve glycemic control, along with diet and exercise, in adults with type 2 diabetes.
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  • The purpose of the FDA is to protect and promote the health of the public. However, studies show that the FDA approves many products that are causing tremendous harm to the public’s health. In order for the FDA to function properly and safeguard consumers, it needs to be free from unwarranted pharmaceutical industry and corporation influences. Lack of transparency, corruption, and bias prevents the FDA from carrying out its functions.

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