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Diabetes Meds Are Infecting Genitals With Flesh-Eating Bacteria

The infection, called Fournier's gangrene, occurs in the genital area of men and women. The bacteria usually enter the body through a cut and quickly spread. A diagnosis of diabetes is a risk factor for developing Fournier's gangrene. The class of medication associated with an increased risk are sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT-2) inhibitors.  Read more...



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