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Insulin Singled Out in Ambitious Bill By House Democrats to Lower Drug Prices

The bill would mandate that the government negotiate with drug makers about the price of insulin, both in the Medicare program and for the open insurance market. It also includes many other mechanisms intended to lower the price of insulin and other drugs.

ere are Six Recent Moves to Curb Co-Pay Costs for Insulin

Four insurers have introduced a cap on monthly insulin costs, but the federal government’s move to change regulations around high-deductible insurance plans may have the biggest long-term impact.

The company also will offer a $99 monthly subscription for up to three vials or two packs of any combination of Novo Nordisk’s analog insulins.

Insulin Pumps for Beginners

Insulin Pumps for Beginners

An overview of insulin pump therapy, with Diabetes Care and Education Specialist Ashlee Ernst.

Fiasp Approved for Children with Type 1 Diabetes in Europe

Novo Nordisk, the makers of Fiasp, has also asked the FDA to approve pediatric use of the insulin.

Preprandial Insulin and Routine Eating Patterns May Help Children with Type 1 Diabetes Reach Glycemic Targets

In the Australian study, researchers found that regular mealtimes and less snacking was associated with lower HbA1c.

Two Minnesota Insurers Move to Cap or Eliminate Out-of-Pocket Insulin Costs

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota will eliminate out-of-pocket costs for its fully insured customers, while UCare will cap the costs at $25 a month.

Some Health Plans With High Deductible Health Plans Will Now Cover Insulin Before Deductible is Met

Qualifying plans which offer the option of health savings accounts can provide pre-deductible coverage for some care for chronic conditions like diabetes, according to a new rule issued by the U.S. Treasury Department.

Medica rolls out the program for many of its Minnesota-based customers. It joins Cigna in offering this option in its insurance plans.

Insulin Onboard - Traveling with Diabetes 101

We provide 11 tips for staying safe while on the go with type 1 diabetes, as well as research on travel with type 1 diabetes.