The FDA has announced that it will significantly restrict Avandia to Type 2 diabetics who cannot control their diabetes on other medications. Now, why doesn’t the FDA suggest something BETTER than medications? And why does Avandia work in such a risky way?
RON ROSEDALE: My biggest beef with all this is if they did nothing, they probably would be healthier, with the higher blood sugar. I think the drugs are worse than their benefit in lowering the sugar.
THE PR LADY: And then he also mentioned that Avandia kills people. These are very strong statements that he made.
The surprise death rate has led some U.S. physicians to push an uncommon diet as a way to lower blood sugar.