Certain Diabetes Meds Tied to Higher Odds for Amputation

THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A specific class of diabetes medication appears to double the risk of losing a leg or foot to amputation, a new study reports. People on sodium-glucose cotransporter2 (SGLT2) inhibitors were twice as likely to require a lower limb amputation as people taking another type of diabetes medication, Scandinavian…