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Drug companies rule the world

Do you know this:

The COMBINED PROFITS for the TEN most profitable drug companies in the Fortune 500 ($35.9 billion) are GREATER than the profits for all the other 490 companies put together ($33.7 billion) including the Microsoft.! (By the way, the ‘Fortune 500’ is a ranking of the top most profitable American corporations). Drug companies rule this world. They make medicines; manage approvals by all unfair means; influence media; misinform and even bribe the medical practitioners to push the sales of medicines to make profit. For them you are a customer not patient.

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Is it of any relevance in context of diabetes?

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Yes. Very much

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I could not make much out of that reply in question either. Perhaps other than the author asserting that once FDA clears or WHO clears, all is well with the drugs being pushed down our throats. Sorry sir, I disagree. Drug companies do indulge in corrupt practices to sell drugs. Many a times drugs are withdrawn/banned after killing thousands, but after the companies have made enough profit. Nobody punishes them for pushing the killer drugs any way. Not to say that all drugs are bad. But it is better to be aware of the malpractices and to exercise discretion while using them.

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I agree 100%.

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If there is God at all, let HIM punish them.

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