Tag Archives: Diabetes

Secretive 'rebate trap' keeps generic drugs for diabetes and other ills out of reach

This is a Kaiser Health News story. Lisa Crook was lucky. She saved $ 800 last year after her insurance company started covering a new, less expensive insulin called Basaglar that was virtually identical to the brand she had used for years. The list price for Lantus, a long-acting insulin made by Sanofi that she… Read More »

Diabetes in America, 3rd Edition

Aug. 2018 Diabetes in America, 3rd Edition, is a compilation and assessment of epidemiologic, public health, clinical, and clinical trial data on diabetes and its complications in the United States. It is being published by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, during 2016–2018. The intended audience is… Read More »

Kidney failure link in young with diabetes

Kidney failure is increasing in Australians aged under 50 with type 2 diabetes, a study has found. The study of more than 1.3 million Australians says it is leading to reduced quality of life and greater demand on kidney dialysis and transplantation services. The research, led by Melbourne’s Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, calls for… Read More »