Diabetes

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RADIO.COM Staff
August 02, 2020 - 9:30 am
Wilford Brimley, the actor that starred in films like ‘Cocoon,’ ‘The Natural,’ ‘The Thing’ has passed away at the age of 85. The actor is survived by his wife and three children.
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Associated Press
December 09, 2019 - 7:50 am
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A group of West Virginians left the country Sunday in search of affordable insulin — they went to Canada, where insulin prices are reported to be about a tenth of what it costs people in the United States. Across the border, no prescription is even necessary to purchase the...
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September 26, 2019 - 5:28 am
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have closed three pharmacies in the western city of Cologne after a pregnant woman died after using a tainted diabetes test. North Rhine-Westphalia's state Health Ministry said Thursday the pharmacy that dispensed the glucose screening test and two of its branches...
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CEO of the pharmaceutical giant Servier Olivier Laureau arrives at Paris courthouse Monday, Sept. 23, 2019. A massive trial with more than 4,000 plaintiffs is opening for French pharmaceutical giant Servier Laboratoires and France's medicines watchdog. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
September 23, 2019 - 12:30 pm
PARIS (AP) — Victims of a diabetes drug suspected in hundreds of deaths pleaded for justice as a massive trial involving more than 4,000 plaintiffs opened Monday for French pharmaceutical giant Servier Laboratoires and France's medicines watchdog. The company and the oversight body stand accused of...
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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor addresses attendees of an event promoting her new children's book "Just Ask!" in Decatur, Ga., Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/John Amis)
September 03, 2019 - 10:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has said that the seed for what has become her latest children's book was planted the day a woman called her a drug addict. Sotomayor , who was diagnosed with diabetes at age 7, had gone to the bathroom of an upscale New York restaurant to...
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July 16, 2019 - 4:45 pm
With some diabetic patients paying between $120 and $400 a month for insulin, Pittsburgh area Congressman Mike Kelly has written the Food and Drug Administration demanding to know why it hasn't approved generic versions.
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(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
March 04, 2019 - 1:02 pm
Eli Lilly is offering a half-price version of a top-selling insulin to ease the financial strain for some patients, but an advocacy group says much bigger changes are needed.
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February 07, 2019 - 3:11 pm
Scientists figured out how to hide a shot inside a pea-sized pill — creating a swallowable gadget, inspired by a tortoise shell, that can inject medicines like insulin from inside the stomach.
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Medical Bills and Insulin
Robert Mangino
May 11, 2018 - 6:41 pm
Insulin costs have almost tripled in the last decade, leading to some difficult decisions for the almost 30 million Americans requiring treatment.
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