Insulin

‘there Is No Insulin’: Desperate Iranians Tweet Calls For Life-saving Drug

(RFE/RL) – Tens of thousands of diabetics in Iran are said to be facing shortages of insulin, with many such patients and their loved ones complaining that the problem could have life-threatening consequences. Some Iranians have taken to...
Related topics: Diabetes, Social Media

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Trump, Tillis Weakness On Insulin Price Tags

This election cycle — coinciding with a looming threat to the ACA and millions of people losing jobs and health insurance during the pandemic — the high price of prescription drugs has gained new meaning. Kaiser Health News

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Us Fda Advises Against Dispensing Single Insulin Pens

Notice clarifies prior label change stating packages containing five insulin pens should be dispensed intact in the original sealed carton. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration

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Fda: Only Dole Out Sealed Insulin Pens; Aace's New Dyslipidemia Algorithm

(MedPage Today) -- The FDA issued updated guidance on how healthcare professionals should dispense insulin pens: they should only go to a single patient in the original sealed carton. The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists released...
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration, Algorithms, Endocrinology

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Minimally Invasive Procedure May Free Type 2 Diabetics From Insulin

TUESDAY, Oct. 13, 2020 -- A small study suggests that a new procedure that treats part of the intestine just beyond the stomach may allow people with type 2 diabetes to safely stop taking insulin. The procedure -- which resurfaces the duodenum --...
Related topics: Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes, Medical Research

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Don't Believe That Insulin Is Cheap

Here are three of the week's top pieces of financial insight, gathered from around the web: Navigating need-based college aid Your family may be eligible for more college financial aid than you think, said Ron Lieber at The New York Times. The...

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Manufacturer Prices For Insulin Substantially Higher In The U.s.

FRIDAY, Oct. 9, 2020 -- Manufacturer prices of insulin are considerably higher in the United States than in other countries, according to a report published by the RAND Corporation. Andrew W. Mulcahy, Ph.D., from RAND Health Care Communications in...

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Disparities In Insulin Pump Use Persist, 2005 To 2019

FRIDAY, Oct. 9, 2020 -- Racial disparities in insulin pump use among children with type 1 diabetes (T1D) have persisted for 15 years, according to a study published in the November issue of the Journal of Pediatric Nursing. Terri H. Lipman, from...
Related topics: Type 1 Diabetes, Diabetes, Medical Research, Nursing

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Remote Control Of Blood Sugar: Electromagnetic Fields Treat Diabetes In Animal Models

Researchers may have discovered a safe new way to manage blood sugar non-invasively. Exposing diabetic mice to a combination of static electric and magnetic fields for a few hours per day normalizes blood sugar and insulin resistance. The unexpected...
Related topics: Blood Sugar (glucose), Electromagnetic Fields, Diabetes, Medical Research

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Insulin Updates From Easd 2020

Dr Anne Peters discusses recent data presented at the EASD meeting on ultra rapid-acting and once-weekly insulins. Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology
Related topics: Diabetes, Endocrinology

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Control Of T2d With Once-weekly Injections?

(MedPage Today) -- Study Authors: Julio Rosenstock, Harpreet S. Bajaj, et al. Target Audience and Goal Statement: Endocrinologists The goal was to understand whether a once-weekly basal insulin, insulin icodec, had the potential to offer a...
Related topics: Medical Research, Endocrinology

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California Could Start Its Own Line Of Generic Drugs To Bring Down Prescription Prices

Cal Rx would make drugs such as insulin and sell them to residents for cheaper than big pharma. Even with insurance, prescription drug prices in the U.S. are expensive. One vial of insulin can cost as much as $450, while the same amount goes for...

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The Drug Pricing Problem; Dire Situation For Rural Hospitals

(MedPage Today) -- When it comes to outrageous drug prices, policymakers often focus on an easy target: insulin. But research shows that prices for many top-selling drugs have escalated over the past few years, Rachana Pradhan writes ~ It's Not...
Related topics: Medical Research

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British Protocol Allows Insulin-treated Pilots To Fly Safely

In a large study of commercial and private pilots with diabetes who followed strict rules, 98% of glucose levels were in target range and no pilot was incapacitated. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Medical Research, Diabetes

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Exercise Ups Life Span For Type 2 Diabetics

THURSDAY, Sept. 24, 2020 -- For someone with type 2 diabetes, exercise can cut the risk of dying early by as much as one-third, researchers report. Exercise improves insulin sensitivity, reduces the risk of heart disease, and inhibits...
Related topics: Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes, Medical Research, Cardiovascular Disease

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Dexcom And University Of Virginia To Advance Diabetes Research Together

A leading manufacturer of automated insulin delivery systems, Dexcom (NASDAQ: DXCM) signed a five-year collaboration agreement with the University of Virginia on Thursday . The company will fund research at the university that could expand its...
Related topics: Medical Research, Diabetes, Nasdaq

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Once-weekly 'centennial Insulin': Will It Live Up To The Promise?

One hundred years after the discovery of insulin, we are approaching a new frontier in diabetes management, says Dr Harpreet Bajaj. Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology
Related topics: Medical Research, Diabetes, Endocrinology

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Why Insulin Is So Expensive

Colorado became the first state to pass a bill capping the monthly cost of insulin per resident at $100.  Type 1 diabetics need insulin to survive. Due to drastic price increases, many diabetics are struggling to afford the lifesaving...
Related topics: Diabetes

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Lawmakers Focus On Price Of One Drug, While Others Rise Too

As drug prices spiral upward, politicians in Washington, DC and in state governments across the country have sought to address the problem in limited ways, focusing mostly on one drug: insulin. Kaiser Health News

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A Ferry Protein In The Pancreas Protects It From The Stress Induced By A High-fat Diet

Scientists have now uncovered a key mechanism by which pancreatic function is maintained in response to a high-fat diet. A protein present in pancreatic insulin-producing cells protects them from damage under the stress induced by a high-fat diet....
Related topics: Proteins, Stress, Diet

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