Fiasp (Novo Nordisk) is a faster insulin aspart with an earlier onset of action. In contrast to NovoLog, which is recommended to be dosed within 5-10 minutes before meals, Fiasp may be dosed immediately…Read More
Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin that is essential for maintaining bone health and also has other potential health benefits. While some of these other health benefits are not…Read More
The FDA recently approved a Safety Labeling Change (SLC) addressing the risk of necrolytic migratory erythema (NME) with continuous intravenous glucagon use. This change has been made because of case reports of NME, including three pediatric and three adult cases. All of the pediatric cases were also reported to the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS). The first citation below contains two of the pediatric cases. One adult case (Mullans, et al.) was only available from the literature; the other two adult cases were also reported to FAERS. The FDA does not know the incidence of NME nor the incidence of off-label use of glucagon.
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On January 18, 2018, the Trump administration announced it would be creating a “Division of Conscience and Religious Freedom” at the Department of Health and Human Services. This new office…Read More