The cost of insulin medications has steadily risen over the past decade by nearly 300 percent.
By Emily Kopp, Kaiser Health News
The Indian Health Service said an aggressive campaign to educate and treat diabetes, bolstered by $150 million in annual federal funding, played a large part in the reductions.
By Michael D. Regan
The insulin market, dominated by old drugs that have skyrocketed in price, is on the verge of a shakeup.
By Rebecca Robbins, STAT
A paper recounts how two famous Harvard nutritionists, Dr. Fredrick Stare and Mark Hegsted, who are now deceased, worked closely with a trade group called the Sugar Research Foundation, which was trying to influence public understanding of sugar’s role in…
By Melissa Bailey, STAT
By Andrew Stelzer, KQED
Counter Culture Labs has about 35 dues-paying members and dozens of volunteers. Aside from the insulin project, the DIY scientists are trying to make vegan cheese.
By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
Young people with diabetes were four times more likely to be hospitalized for mental health or substance use treatment in 2014 than were young adults without the disease, according to a recent study.
By PBS NewsHour
According to a new study from the World Health Organization, diabetes cases have quadrupled over the last 40 years, mostly in poorer nations. Today, 8.5 percent of all adults worldwide suffer from the chronic disease, and 3.7 million deaths are…
By Ed Silverman, STAT
The cost of insulin more than tripled — from $231 to $736 a year per patient — between 2002 and 2013, according to a new analysis.
By Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News
Often referred to as the “common cold of mental health,” depression causes about 8 million doctors’ appointments a year. More than half are with primary care physicians. A new study suggests those doctors may not be the best to treat…
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