Nearly 26 million Americans have diabetes, consumers who have been targeted by unscrupulous companies. The FDA has issued warning letters to 15 companies, both domestic and foreign, stating that the sale of their products to treat diabetes and its complications violates federal law. The below table provides the names of these companies and their dangerous products:
|Amrutam Life Care Pvt. Ltd.
|Anastasia Marie Laboratories, Inc.
|Anastasia Diapedic Foot & Leg Treatment
|Exermet GM, Galvus, Nuzide, Triexer and unapproved versions of Januvia
|Glytain Internal Remedies, Inc.
|Health Care Products, Hi-Tech Pharmacal Co.
|Zostrix Diabetic Foot Pain Relief Cream, Zostrix Diabetic Joint & Arthritis Pain Relief Cream, and Diabeti-Derm Antifungal Cream
|Health King Enterprises & Balanceuticals Group, Inc.
|INS Bioscience Berhad, HLS International Sdn. Bhd., Easy Pha-max
|The Magni Group dba MagniLife
|Diabetic Neuropathy Foot Cream, Diabetic Foot Cream, and Diabetic Hand & Body Cream
|Nature’s Health Supply, Inc.
|Diabetes Daily Care
|Origin BioMed Inc.
|Neuragen PN and Neuragen Cream
These products are sold on-line and in stores, some marketed as dietary supplements and “natural” treatments. The FDA is taking action to remove these products which falsely claim to mitigate, treat, cure, or prevent diabetes and its complications. The FDA is also advising consumers not to use these or similar products because they may contain harmful ingredients, including active pharmaceutical ingredients in unknown quantities and unapproved drugs.
You can find more information at Diabetes Treatments: FDA Alerts of Illegal Sales – Undeclared Ingredients