Fake diabetes treatments are being slammed by the Office of Fair Trading, which launched an awareness campaign to highlight false miracle cures for a variety of conditions, including baldness and impotence .
OFT Director of Consumer Protectio, Mike Haley, reportedly commented: “Miracle health scams target vulnerable people who are desperate to lose weight or find a cure. The products are often worthless and can even be dangerous with untested and potentially harmful ingredients. Always seek professional advice from your doctor or pharmacist before you part with your money.”
Health charity Diabetes UK are understood to be supporting the initiative. Care Advisor Zoe Harrison reportedly commented: “Companies offering fake supplements often play on the most vulnerable members of society and in the vast majority of cases there is no evidence to suggest the ‘medication’ is safe for people with diabetes to take, let alone help them manage their condition.”

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