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Not a Great Use of Talent or Resources

About 100 millions in the U.S. suffer either from diabetes or pre-diabetes.

Nearly 40 million have arthritis.

About a million suffer from Parkinson’s disease.

Another landmark in the annals of American science and medicine

So The Curmudgeon found himself shaking his head recently when he saw an ad on television for a product called Biotene.

Which is used to treat…

…Dry mouth.

Seriously. 100 million people with diabetes and some company decided to spend its time and talent to cure dry mouth.