Insulin

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New “Pill” That Can Deliver Insulin Could Replace Injections for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

An MIT-led research team has developed a drug capsule that could be used to deliver oral doses of insulin, potentially replacing the injections that …

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Congress Wades Into Emotional Debate Over High-Cost Prescription Drugs

By: Emmarie Huetteman and Rachel Bluth, Kaiser Health News Senators railed against pharmaceutical executives last Tuesday for declining to testify …

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Sky-rocketing Insulin Prices Prompt New Movement Across the U.S.

More than 7 million Americans are insulin dependent. And recent findings show that 1-in-4 Americans are rationing their insulin, a dangerous way …

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Study Predicts Worldwide Insulin Shortage by the Year 2030

With the number of people with diabetes growing worldwide, a new study finds there will be a shortage of insulin by the year 2030, mainly due to …

Endocrine Society Urges More Transparency to Combat Soaring Insulin Costs

Out-of-control insulin costs have created a dangerous barrier for many people with diabetes who need to access lifesaving treatments. According to …

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Big 3 Insulin Makers Receive Lawsuit For “Deceptive” Price Hikes

Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson is the latest to file a lawsuit against the nation’s three largest insulin makers, Sanofi-Aventis U.S. …

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New Rules for Commercial Drivers with Insulin-Treated Diabetes

New rules for commercial drivers with insulin-treated diabetes have been implemented by the U.S. Department of Transportation and Federal Motor …

American Diabetes Association Urges People to Sign Insulin Affordability Petition

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) is urging people to sign a petition to support those struggling with insulin affordability. More than …

How Physical Activity and Other Factors Affect Insulin Action

By: Sheri Colberg-Ochs, Ph.D. Any type of physical training can make your insulin work better. If you’re physically trained, you will generally …

Down the Inhaled Insulin Path: The Road to Approval and Acceptance

Since the discovery of insulin over 85 years ago, scientists have been looking for ways to get it into the bodies of people without having to use …

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