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Senator Bernie Sanders to Accompany Insulin Caravan to Canada

This marks the first time that a presidential candidate has pledged to take part in direct diabetes activism.

Utah Family Sues School After Son With Type 1 Diabetes Barred From Classes

The school district argues that their policy on medication bars school staff from administering diluted insulin.

Novo Nordisk CEO Believes Roughly 10% of Customers Are Struggling to Afford Insulin

The statement goes against a widely cited study which says one in four people with type 1 diabetes ration insulin because of unaffordability. See what else CEO Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen said about the insulin pricing crisis in a recent Stat+ interview.

“It Felt Like We Were Robbing the Pharmacy”

Americans with type 1 diabetes head north in caravans to buy insulin.

Steadier Blood Sugar Levels Led to Better Quality of Life Score for People with Type 1 Diabetes

These findings, shared at the ADA 79th Scientific Sessions, remained true even if those blood sugar levels were somewhat lower than considered optimal.

People with type 1 diabetes who already have anxiety, depression, or diabetes distress are more likely to also fear going low. This T1D Exchange-led research study was presented at the ADA 79th Scientific Sessions in San Francisco.

T1D Exchange Clinic Registry Data Used in Many Studies Featured at the ADA 79th Scientific Sessions

We highlight a few that may have flown under the radar during the annual research extravaganza.

Insulin Affordability Advocates Decry Demise of Minnesota Emergency Insulin Access Bill

The bill, which initially was passed by both chambers of the state legislature, ultimately failed to pass in the state senate during a closed-door session.

FDA Releases Guidance on Biosimilars

Drug developers now have the guidelines to understand which studies and considerations are needed to demonstrate that their biosimilar is interchangeable with a reference product.

Colorado Law Caps Insulin Monthly Insulin Costs at $100 for Insured Patients

The groundbreaking legislation does not put a similar limit on insulin costs for those who lack insurance, however.