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.
My patient, Jeanne (not her real name) was almost embarrassed to mention that her insulin cost $300 for a single vial that lasts about five days. That’s more than $21,000 a year. Did I have any ideas that might help?
Pharmaceutical companies have increased costs of some medications to such an extent that citizens are getting prescriptions filled abroad. A vial of insulin that Adam Kozie once bought for about $50, with insurance, now costs more than $140, he
Researchers at the UW Medicine, Veteran's Administration Puget Sound and Saint Louis University have made a promising discovery that insulin delivered high up in the nasal cavity goes to affected areas of brain with lasting results in improving
(Downloadable video, script) Peyton and Nicki Miller, daughter and mother, discuss their diabetes type 1 and a new device that has made their lives easier. Dr. Irl Hirsch, a UW Medicine diabetes expert, provides context.