diabetes

Adam Kozie holding insulin boxes
April 9, 2019

A major insurer announced it's capping insulin costs at $25 a month, but advocates say that's not a solution to the problem.

April 8, 2019

It became apparent at least 15 years ago that gastric bypass surgery, designed to help people lose weight, also puts type 2 diabetes into full remission in most cases. Patients’ glucose levels can normalize almost immediately.

April 3, 2019

The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association just 

February 12, 2019

Just in time for one of the most sugar-centric days of the year, this: By the time a child is 10, it’s likely they’ve consumed the recommended allowance of sugar for an 18-year-old, according to a recent 

December 10, 2018

The cost of insulin the United States has motivated one in four diabetes patients to skimp on insulin dosages to stretch the drug's longevity and accommodate their budgets, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Syringe and vial
December 6, 2018

According to the American Diabetes Association, the average price of insulin nearly tripled between 2002 and 2013.

Mary Wimer making tea
November 13, 2018

Being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes at age 76 was a bit of a shock for Mary Wimer.

November 13, 2018

It was supposed to be a routine six-month checkup after a mastectomy for breast cancer.  When the nurse came back with blood work results, she looked worried. Mary Wimer’s cancer hadn't came back, but her diabetes had been discovered. 

October 19, 2018

"Millions of people with type 1 diabetes have to deal with syringes and insulin pumps every day, in a constant effort to keep their blood glucose levels steady.

August 14, 2018

University of Washington Medical Center, part of the UW Medicine health system, today earned U.S. News & World Report’s No. 1 hospital ranking in Washington state and in the Seattle metropolitan area.

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