Insulin

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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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Can Diabetes Cause Weight Loss?

Research has shown that there is a link between diabetes and sudden weight loss. In fact, most patients who were eventually diagnosed with this …

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Insulin in a Pill: Daily Injections Maybe a Thing of the Past

Researchers at Harvard have developed an “insulin pill” that could change the way people manage their diabetes.  This could affect …

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What Type Of Diabetes Requires Insulin?

Have you been diagnosed with diabetes and wondering if that means you will have to start taking insulin? The answer to this question depends on two …

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Understanding Insulin: Short-Acting to Long Acting, and Many More

There are several varieties of insulin, ranging from the short-acting to the long-acting insulin, and many more.  The truth is that all insulin is …

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