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Diabetes Products: Don't Fall for False Promises


Bogus diabetes products are flooding the marketplace, especially the internet. Be cautious when you see bold product claims which make unrealistic promises. Watch this video to learn more.

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Illegally Sold Diabetes Treatments


FDA is advising consumers to beware of illegally sold products to treat diabetes and related complications. These products are found online and in retail stores, and have not been evaluated or approved by the FDA as safe and effective in treating diabetes. For more information read this Consumer Update.

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Contact FDA

  • ConsumerInfo@fda.hhs.gov

    Consumer Health Information Staff
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    10903 New Hampshire Ave.
    Silver Spring, MD 20993