FDA Warns of Amputations Connected to Certain Diabetes Drugs

Posted by Firm Staff on Jun 15, 2017 10:48:27 AM

Serious side effects, including leg, foot, and other amputation, have been associated with a new class of diabetes drugs known as SGLT-2 inhibitors. Accordingly, the FDA has required black boxed warnings for amputation risks for glucose-controlling medications such as Invokana.

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New Prosthetics Are Improving Quality of Life for Amputees

Posted by Firm Staff on Mar 7, 2017 11:50:51 AM

Advancements in prosthetic technology are giving hope to amputees, providing the injured with the option to experience more than they currently do. According to an NBC affiliate, today’s high-tech prosthetics give amputees choices in both style and ability.

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Artificial Limb Developed by MIT Pushes the Possibilities of Prosthetics

Posted by Firm Staff on Mar 1, 2017 3:33:05 PM

From wood and metal to carbon fiber and microprocessors, prosthetic options have progressed dramatically in recent decades. In late 2016, a team at the MIT Media Lab in New England announced plans to implant the first ever prosthetic limb controlled by brain waves.

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