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Bio Roundup: Gottlieb Exits, Bristol Defends, Biogen Buys & More

BIO ROUNDUP: GOTTLIEB EXITS, BRISTOL DEFENDS, BIOGEN BUYS & MORE

In early 2017, Scott Gottlieb was considered the most moderate of the potential candidates to head the Food and Drug Administration,...

Drug Maker To Sell Cheaper Version of Insulin

DRUG MAKER TO SELL CHEAPER VERSION OF INSULIN

A cheaper version of Eli Lilly's most popular insulin drug, Humalog, is being introduced by the drug maker.

 
 
 
Lilly to Launch “Authorized Generic” Insulin Priced at 50% Discount

LILLY TO LAUNCH “AUTHORIZED GENERIC” INSULIN PRICED AT 50% DISCOUNT

Eli Lilly is planning to offer a generic version of its blockbuster insulin product that will cost patients approximately half as much....

Sleeping In on Weekends May Not Repay Sleep 'Debt'

SLEEPING IN ON WEEKENDS MAY NOT REPAY SLEEP 'DEBT'

People in a recent study who did not get sufficient sleep consistently showed decreased insulin sensitivity in their liver and muscles....

 
 
 
Rani's “Robotic Pill” for Biologics Clears First Hurdle in Humans

RANI'S “ROBOTIC PILL” FOR BIOLOGICS CLEARS FIRST HURDLE IN HUMANS

Swallowing a pill is a convenience that's not available for all drugs. The cells and proteins in biological therapies can't survive...

Resistance Training Improves Insulin Sensitivity and Here's Why

RESISTANCE TRAINING IMPROVES INSULIN SENSITIVITY AND HERE'S WHY

Resistance training has many health benefits. For one, it protects against frailty by reducing age-related muscle loss. It also helps...

 
 
 
Non-Insulin Producing Human Pancreatic Cells Can also Produce Insulin

NON-INSULIN PRODUCING HUMAN PANCREATIC CELLS CAN ALSO PRODUCE INSULIN

Researchers revealed the adaptive capacity of human cells by inducing non-insulin-producing human pancreatic cells to modify their...

The diabetics who've made their own new pancreas 

THE DIABETICS WHO'VE MADE THEIR OWN NEW PANCREAS 

Like all of the 460,000 Brits with type 1 diabetes, Tim Street, has to constantly monitor his blood sugar levels and inject insulin...

 
 
 
New Pill Can Deliver Insulin Orally

NEW PILL CAN DELIVER INSULIN ORALLY

New pill helps deliver insulin orally. The capsule is fitted with a tiny needle, coated with insulin, which is injected into the stomach...

Diabetes patients could swallow tiny NEEDLES to deliver their insulin in drug breakthrough

DIABETES PATIENTS COULD SWALLOW TINY NEEDLES TO DELIVER THEIR INSULIN IN DRUG BREAKTHROUGH

A new study led by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has found that a pill containing a tiny needle made of freeze-dried insulin...

 
 
 
Vitamin D Could Reduce Diabetes Risk: Here's How

VITAMIN D COULD REDUCE DIABETES RISK: HERE'S HOW

Can vitamin D reduce diabetes risk? New study suggests that vitamin D may help promote greater insulin sensitivity, thereby reducing...

Insulin Price More Than Doubles in U.S

INSULIN PRICE MORE THAN DOUBLES IN U.S

The annual amount that people with type 1 diabetes spent on the drug rose from about $2,900 in 2012 to about $5,700 in 2016, according...

 
 
 
A Novel Stem Cell Approach to Treat Diabetes

A NOVEL STEM CELL APPROACH TO TREAT DIABETES

Stem cell-derived beta cells have been developed by a researcher that produces correct amount of insulin more responsive to the fluctuating...

 
 
 

DIABETES DOG NEEDLE INSTRUCTIONS: FREE INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO & BROCHURE

How to administer a diabetes dog needle syringe. Learn about the proper technique and the best place to give insulin shots in dogs....

Insulin Resistance and Fasting

INSULIN RESISTANCE AND FASTING

 
 
 
2 Types of Diabetes Meds May Raise Heart Risk

2 TYPES OF DIABETES MEDS MAY RAISE HEART RISK

Sulfonylureas were associated with 36 percent higher odds of complications, while basal insulin was associated with nearly twice the...

One in 37 type 2 diabetics taking a commonly prescribed drug will have a heart attack

ONE IN 37 TYPE 2 DIABETICS TAKING A COMMONLY PRESCRIBED DRUG WILL HAVE A HEART ATTACK

A study by Northwestern University found that sulfonylureas and basal insulin - which are given to patients if metformin fails - make...

 
 
 
Is this a cure for diabetes? Scientists discover insulin-boosting drug 'cocktail'

IS THIS A CURE FOR DIABETES? SCIENTISTS DISCOVER INSULIN-BOOSTING DRUG 'COCKTAIL'

Researchers from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York discovered that when two drugs given in combination can...

Bio Roundup: Eli Lilly Tries Tau, Generic Insulin, NASH Cash & More

BIO ROUNDUP: ELI LILLY TRIES TAU, GENERIC INSULIN, NASH CASH & MORE

Pharmaceutical industry critics lament the cost of rare disease drugs, but some of the steepest price hikes have come on widely used...