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Generic of Humalog insulin introduced

Eli Lilly is planning to release a generic version of its Humalog insulin pen that’s half the price of the original, the pharmaceutical company said earlier this month. Insulin Lispro’s list price will be $137.35 per vial and $265.20 for a set of five pens. Between 2009 and 2017 the wholesale price of a single…

Insulin prices scrutinized

U.S. Senators and the American Diabetes Association called for greater transparency on insulin pricing, as well as other measures to help individuals with diabetes. A new American Diabetes Association white paper addressing the high price of insulin was released in early May to coincide with a hearing on the topic, held by the U.S Senate…

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New smartphone app for diabetes released

Worcester Polytechnic Institute investigators have developed an advanced smartphone application, called Sugar, for those with diabetes. The app can measure status of chronic foot ulcers.

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