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A commenter brings attention to the "Additional Important Safety Information" page for Victoza, the diabetes drug that Paula Deen is now shilling for: "During the drug testing process, the medicine in Victoza® caused rats and mice to develop tumors of the thyroid gland. Some of these tumors were cancers. It is not known if Victoza® will cause thyroid tumors or a type of thyroid cancer called medullary thyroid cancer in people. If medullary thyroid cancer occurs, it may lead to death if not detected and treated early. If you develop tumors or cancer of the thyroid, your thyroid may have to be surgically removed." Remember, as Paula Deen says, "I'm your cook, not your doctor." [Victoza]

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