Monthly Archives: January 2013

Takeda Pharmaceuticals Gets FDA approval for “new” Diabetes Medications. (Drug company puts a new coat of paint on the same house)

In the world of diabetes medications, Takeda Pharmaceuticals is best known for the drug Actos. The drug was plagued by links to bladder tumors and bladder cancer, congestive heart failure, edema, macular edema, increased liver enzymes, fractures and fractures. Takeda … Continue reading

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Harvard’s “Healthy Eating Plate” improves upon the USDA’s ill conceived “My Plate”…but not take it a step further and reverse the epidemics of obesity and diabetes once and for all?

HARVARD’S REDO USDA’S MY PLATE On June 3, 2011, I reported my concerns about the USDA’s “My Plate” (their rendition of a replacement for the Food Pyramid: September 15, 2011), the nutrition department at the Harvard School of Public Health … Continue reading

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