Thursday, December 6, 2018

FTC: No support for diabetes treatment claims

Consumer Alerts from the Federal Trade Commission
by Colleen Tressler
Consumer Education Specialist, FTC

People spend billions of dollars a year on health products that are unproven and often useless. 

Case in point: The FTC has sued the sellers of "Nobetes" about their advertising claims for a pill that would supposedly treat diabetes – and maybe even replace the need for prescription diabetes medication, like insulin. 

According to the FTC, these claims were false or misleading, and the sellers had no reliable, scientific evidence to back them up.

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