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American College of Pediatricians Praises Newly Approved Medicine for Pediatric Type 2 Diabetes

On June 17, 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Victoza (liraglutide) injection for treatment of children 10 years or older with type 2 diabetes. Victoza, which has been approved for use in adults with type 2 diabetes since 2010, is the first non-insulin drug approved to treat type 2 diabetes in children since the […]

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Physician Groups Applaud HHS Revision Regarding Sex Discrimination

The American College of Pediatricians (ACPeds) and the American Association of Pro-life Obstetricians and Gynecologists (AAPLOG) applaud the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for issuing a proposed rule that restores the scientific definition of sex and moral conscience protections to healthcare. “Treating patients in accordance with gender identity, as opposed to their biological sex, could lead to tragic results,” said Dr. Michelle Cretella, executive […]

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Infanticide: Never Acceptable

The American College of Pediatricians (ACPeds) condemns recent efforts by several states to remove all legal protection from infants prior to, during, and shortly after birth. As in ancient Rome, it is now legal in 2019 New York, and soon, potentially other states, to kill a child through exposure, starvation, and/or the denial of medical care. […]

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