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Chef highlights role of nutrition in new diabetes documentary – Healio

A new documentary focused on the effect of the growing type 2 diabetes epidemic in minority communities in the U.S. aims to challenge the stigma associated with the disease while offering practical responses through healthy eating, according a chef and lifestyle expert featured in the film. A Touch of Sugar, narrated by actress Viola Davis,… Read More »

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 »