The High Cost of Insulin: Bridging Gaps on the Path to Affordable Care

The High Cost of Insulin: Bridging Gaps on Path to Affordable Care

Why are insulin prices so high? Short history from development to today’s price hikes Doctors Frederick Banting and Charles Best successfully isolated the hormone insulin just over 100 years ago, dramatically changing the lives of those with diabetes. When Nobel Prize Winner Banting discovered insulin, out of ethical consideration, he refused to put his name […]

FDA Grants Approval for Two New Insulin Therapies

Two new insulin formulations were recently granted FDA approval: Tresiba® (insulin degludec), a long-acting insulin analog that can be administered once daily any time of day, and Ryzodeg®, a combination of insulin degludec and rapid-acting insulin aspart that is taken once or twice per day with any main meal. Both are indicated for adults with […]


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