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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.

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.

June 25, 2018

A major study has found that medicines used to treat diabetes in adults are not effective on youth. Researchers say the finding is disturbing because type 2 diabetes among youth is a growing problem.

May 17, 2018

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? 

May 14, 2018

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

picture of Peyton and Nicki Miller, a mom and daughter with type 1 diabetes
June 6, 2017

(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. 

June 16, 2017

In recent years, the price of insulin has soared, making that therapy unaffordable for many patients with type 2 diabetes.

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