An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will be asked to vote next week on whether a diabetes drug made by Eli Lilly & Co and Boehringer Ingelheim cuts the risk of cardiovascular death, according to documents posted on the agency's website on Friday.

The review, posted on the agency's website, comes ahead of a June 28 meeting of outside advisors who will discuss the drug and recommend whether the label should include a claim that it cut the risk of heart problems in patients at high risk.

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The FDA is not obliged to follow the advice of its advisory panels but typically does so.