diabetes

June 9, 2019

Treatments for both adults and children need to change to avoid a type 2 diabetes epidemic, researchers say.

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

Bariatric / metabolic operations can immediately halt the chronic disease. Experts hope to solve the lack of broad availability.

April 3, 2019

UW researcher is trying to hold soda makers accountable for their products' contributions to disease.

February 12, 2019

A UK study found that children were, on average, consuming up to 8 teaspoons above the recommended daily allowance. 

December 10, 2018

25 percent of survey respondents reduced their prescribed doses because of cost, a study found. 

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

Mary Wimer had no idea she had diabetes until she went for her six-month checkup after undergoing a mastectomy for breast cancer. 

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.

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