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    16 January 2019

  1. [New!] Sanofi and Novo Nordisk press ahead with US insulin prices rises.
  2. [New!] Federal worker forced to ration insulin because of government shutdown.
  3. [New!] Diabetic Alaskans want government accountability as insulin prices skyrocket.
  4. [New!] Fargo families and legislators team up to tackle rising insulin prices.
  5. [New!] Diabetics forced to chose between insulin or putting food on the table as prices soar.

    9 January 2019

  6. Life, Death and Insulin.
  7. Skyrocketing price of insulin puts patients lives at risk.
  8. Exorbitant insulin prices strain families.
  9. Woman says her son couldn't afford his insulin – now he's dead.
  10. Prescription Drug Costs Driven By Manufacturer Price Hikes, Not Innovation.
  11. Dave Ricks, Lilly Chairman and CEO, offers a New Rx for Americans’ Drug Costs.

    2 January 2019

  12. Surprise Medical Bills Are What Americans Fear Most In Paying For Health Care.
  13. 19 December 2018

  14. What cutting protections for pre-existing conditions means for people with chronic diseases.
  15. Senator Warren Introduces Legislation to Create Government Generic Drug Maker.

    5 December 2018

  16. Cost-Related Insulin Underuse Among Patients With Diabetes.
  17. Quarter of Insulin Users Skimp Because of Cost: Study Published.
  18. When High Prices Mean Needless Death.
  19. One in four patients say they've skimped on insulin because of high cost.
  20. Insulin Quest: When Lifesaving Drugs Are Out of Reach. See also The Truth About Human Insulin.
  21. High cost has many diabetics cutting back on insulin.
  22. SC patients, families struggling with diabetes hit hard with rising insulin costs.

    28 November 2018

  23. Estimating the Real-World Cost of Diabetes Mellitus in the United States During an 8-Year Period Using 2 Cost Methodologies. Free full text available in HTML and PDF formats.

    21 November 2018

  24. Parents sue over state directive to school nurses on insulin dosing.
  25. Protesters at Sanofi in Cambridge decry high price of insulin.

    7 November 2018

  26. Congressional report says insulin market benefits drugmakers and insurers, not patients. You can download the full report. See also Congressional Diabetes Caucus Releases Report on Insulin.
  27. Increasing Insulin Affordability: An Endocrine Society Position Statement. (PDF)
  28. Supply chain transparency needed to combat soaring insulin costs.
  29. Some Patients With Diabetes Turning To Black Market For Insulin.

    31 October 2018

  30. Physicians group urges FTC to monitor insulin pricing.
  31. To fight high drug prices, Utah will pay for public employees to go fill prescriptions in Mexico.

    19 October 2018

  32. Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson sues insulin makers.

    3 October 2018

  33. ADA Settlement with KinderCare Ensures Access to Child Care Programs for Children with Diabetes.
  34. Your child has type 1 diabetes, and the school won't enroll her.

    26 September 2018

  35. Kentucky’s Diabetes Emergency Task Force Holds First Meeting.
  36. Insulin prices could be much lower and drug makers would still make healthy profits.

    19 September 2018

  37. Beyond the Books: Parents plan to sue district in battle over accommodating diabetic son.

    12 September 2018

  38. While not specifically related to diabetes, The Secret Drug Pricing System Middlemen Use to Rake in Millions explores the impact of Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) on drug pricing.

    5 September 2018

  39. While not specifically related to diabetes, The Secret Drug Pricing System Middlemen Use to Rake in Millions explores the impact of Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) on drug pricing.
  40. 22 August 2018

  41. Why a patient paid a $285 copay for a $40 drug.
  42. Americans rationing insulin as prices skyrocket.

    15 August 2018

  43. Biosimilars for insulin: a cost-saving alternative? Free full text available in PDF format with registration.
  44. Mom Fighting to Save Daughter: Big Pharma Can’t Hold You Hostage.

    8 August 2018

  45. JDRF response to UK Government’s reassurances on insulin supplies during European Union exit.
  46. Spending On Prescription Drugs In The US: Where Does All The Money Go?
  47. Q&A: What's behind the growing scrutiny of insulin prices?
  48. Family fighting high cost of insulin.
  49. Kansas City college student describes the copay that almost killed her.
  50. Spiking Insulin Costs Put Patients in Brutal Bind.

    25 July 2018

  51. Senator Collins Receives Trailblazer Award from JDRF.

    27 June 2018

  52. Skyrocketing insulin prices provoke new outrage.
  53. The Insulin-Pricing Machine.

    20 June 2018

  54. Patient Groups: Uphold Health Care Law As Congress Intended.
  55. High insulin costs have diabetes patients, doctors scrambling for answers.
  56. AMA Urges Federal Action to Respond to Insulin Price Hikes.
  57. Federal Intervention Needed on Insulin Prices.
  58. $344,000 paid in central Arkansas jail-death suit.
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