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    FDA Approves New Type 2 Diabetes Drug
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    atti_editor posted:
    TUESDAY, April 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans with type 2 diabetes have a new treatment option with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's approval Tuesday of a once-weekly injectable drug, Tanzeum.

    The FDA described Tanzeum (albiglutide) as a "glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist -- a hormone that helps normalize patients' blood sugar levels .

    Click the link above to learn more.

    Do you think that this new drug will be an option for you? What would a once-weekly injectable drug mean for you?
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    davedsel2 responded:
    This interests me very much. I currently take two oral medication plus Victoza, which is a daily injectable drug. I see my primary doctor in mid-may and will definitely discuss this with him.

    Thank you for posting this.
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    Blessings,

    -Dave


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