Tag: Insulin
Capping Insulin Copays Won’t Cure Insulin Price Woes
In 1996, a vial of Humalog (roughly a month’s supply) cost patients about $25 per vial. By 2017, the anti-diabetes medication cost nearly $275. Insulin prices have only increased since then. A Business Insider article estimates that from 2017 to 2019 the average diabetic spent $300 to $400 for a month’s supply of insulin....
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Politicians Still Misunderstand High Insulin Prices
In 2015, the Centers for Disease Control ranked diabetes seventh among the leading causes of death in the United States. If current trends continue, skyrocketing death rates and other serious consequences of poorly managed diabetes will continue. Managing diabetes is challenging, often requiring strict dieting, regular exercise, and taking a variety of medications. For...
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Trust Walmart’s Insulin to Save Lives
By making life-saving medication widely available and affordable, retailers like Walmart have undoubtedly saved lives and provided financial relieve for numerous patients in dire situations.
Bernie Sanders’ Windsor Trip, an Infomercial for Government Monopoly Health Care
Bernie Sanders starts with a button and sews on a coat that is one size for all.
Bernie Sanders Plans Trip to Windsor, Ontario, to Tout Canada’s Lower Drug Prices
Bernie Sanders failed to note that Canadians Frederick Banting and Charles Best invented insulin in the early 1920s. During his stay in Windsor, he might check out a few other realities. 
Generic Insulin Now Available After Nearly One Hundred Years of Regulatory Protection From Competition
Insulin has been available to treat diabetes since 1922, but the first generic insulin was approved just a few weeks ago. Why?
Let Competition, Not Politicians, Bring Insulin Prices Down
Evidence suggests that competition, not politicians, would provide the best chance to help diabetics obtain their life-prolonging medication.
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