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Obesity-Linked Diabetes in Children Resists Treatment
Obesity and the form of diabetes linked to it are taking an even worse toll on America’s youths than medical experts had realized. As obesity rates in children have climbed, so has the incidence of Type 2 diabetes, and a new study adds another worry: the disease progresses more rapidly in children than in adults […]
Acute Fluoride Exposure from Fluoride Gels
Fluoride gel (i.e., 1.23% APF) is an acidic, highly concentrated fluoride treatment that dentists apply to patients teeth about two times a year. The gel contains 1.23% fluoride, which equates to 12.3 mg of fluoride for every 1 mL. Since dentists apply anywhere from 4 to 8 mL of gel for each treatment, a patient […]
Side Effects from Fluoride Gels: Gastric Distress
Gastric distress — including nausea, pain, and vomiting — is one the most common side effects from professional application of “fluoride gels” at the dentist. Patients receiving fluoride gels can swallow more than 20 mg of fluoride from a single treatment — doses that far exceed the doses that can form toxic concentrations of hydrofluoric […]
The FDA and Fluoride Supplements: A History by John Kelly
The FDA has been aware that systemic fluoride products have been prescribed in violation of federal law since at least 1966. By ignoring the law for 35 years, the FDA has made it clear that their concern is the well being of industry, not the public.
John Kelly — my opponent, my friend — will be greatly missed
John Kelly was a Republican, but he was not partisan and he definitely wasn’t an ideologue. He was a practical, old school guy from Jersey City whose success in life was based largely on building and maintaining relationships. People liked and trusted Jack. He was there when you needed him with a loan from his bank, with advice, with a vote, or just to lend an ear. John Kelly was a class act. People liked him so much not because he gave a great speech or was particularly charismatic, but because he was down to earth. He was a regular guy who you could trust and count on.
FDA Responds to Assemblyman Kelly’s Petition to Remove Unapproved Fluoride Supplements
Fluoride supplements, which are currently being prescribed to millions of American children, have NEVER been approved by the FDA as either safe or effective. According to New Jersey Assemblyman John Kelly, who has brought much of this information to light: “I was stunned when I was advised by the FDA that fluoride supplements were not approved by the FDA. Incredibly, in fifty years, no one has ever bothered submitting a petition to the FDA to have these products approved!”
FDA Attacks Prenatal Fluorides
October 24, 1966: The Food and Drug Administration last week moved to strike from the market fluoride-containing vitamin and mineral prescription preparations for prenatal use.
Kelly calls Kids Fluoride Supplements “Fluorosis Risk” – Asks FDA to take action
Assemblyman John V. Kelly (R-36) today petitioned FDA Commissioner Jane Henney to take regulatory action against children’s fluoride supplements. In his letter to FDA Commissioner Henney, Kelly wrote “the manufacturers of fluoride supplements have had fifty years to conduct clinical trials and toxicology studies to demonstrate the safety and effectiveness and submit them for FDA approval. They have not done so. Fifty years is a long time – even for the FDA”.
Email Exchange with FDA re: Fluoride Supplements
Email exchange regarding FDA’s reasons for not approving fluoride supplements.
Firms Can Make Fluoridated Water Claim
Companies can claim that drinking bottled water with fluoride prevents cavities, the government said Wednesday. The Food and Drug Administration said it would allow bottlers of fluoridated water to make the health claim, in a notice dated Oct. 14 but posted Wednesday to its Web site.