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Health Canada message regarding Statins


Health Canada is informing Canadians of a labelling update for all cholesterol-lowering drugs (also known as statins) regarding the risk of increased blood sugar levels and a small increased risk of diabetes among patients already at risk for the disease.

Read the complete notice here:

http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/16949a-eng.php

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Patti Foley

Having spent 25 years in Bolton, Patti remains an advocate for Caledon. As a former Regional Councillor and a long-time community volunteer she is passionate about communicating information about its issues, news, events, people, non-profits and businesses.

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