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Date:2/18/2010

g untreated diabetes than about any unproven risks tied to Victoza.

Dr. Luz Marina Prieto, an assistant professor of clinical medicine at the Diabetes Research Institute of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, agreed. She said that Victoza "has given the benefit of better glycemic control and less progression of complications."

Prieto said the drug allows doctors to get a patient's diabetes under control before irreversible complications, such as kidney problems, set in.

The drug "produces weight loss, which is excellent, better glucose control and decreases the possibility of insulin resistance," she said.

Victoza is used in combination with other diabetes medications, such as metformin, and should also be given in conjunction with healthy changes in lifestyle, Prieto said.

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The U.S. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases has more on diabetes.



SOURCES: Karen Mahoney, M.D., spokeswoman, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, Md.; Luz Marina Prieto, M.D., assistant professor, clinical medicine, Diabetes Research Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami; Joel Zonszein, M.D., professor, clinical medicine, Clinical Diabetes Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, New York City; Feb. 17, 2010, New England Journal of Medicine


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