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Rocket Fuel Compound Found in Diabetes Medication

Many of the decisions you make each day have a compound effect on your overall health. Making small changes in what you eat and drink, how much you exercise and the quality of your sleep can pay big dividends. The same is true of some of the small unhealthy decisions you make. For example, lifestyle choices affect your risk for high blood pressure, Type 2 diabetes and even heartburn. If you take medications to control these conditions, you need to know that some of them have been recalled due to contamination issues. In July 2018 the FDA1 announced a voluntary recall of Angiotensin II receptor blocker high blood pressure medications (ARBs) that contain the active ingredient valsartan; a month later the FDA updated its list to include those containing losartan and irbesartan, among others. Read more....



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