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Eli Lilly CEO says drugmaker will keep looking for ways to cut insulin costs as Walmart debuts lower-price rival

An Eli Lilly & Co. logo is seen on a box of insulin medication in this arranged photograph at a pharmacy in Princeton, Illinois. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Eli Lilly CEO David Ricks said he welcomes new competition from Walmart, even as the retailer undercuts the drugmaker’s prices on fast-acting insulin. Walmart… Read More »

ADA: Sanofi bolsters Soliqua with real-world data showing starting insulin, GLP-1 together helps control blood sugar

Sanofi’s Soliqua combines an insulin with a GLP-1 agonist, and according to a new real-world study, delivering those two therapies simultaneously is the way to go. Starting an insulin and a GLP-1 drug around the same time—ideally within 30 days or less of one another—gave certain Type 2 diabetes patients a significantly better shot at… Read More »

The Real Pandemic Is Insulin Resistance

According to a January 2019 update by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 122 million American adults have diabetes or prediabetes1 — conditions which have been shown to increase your chances of contracting and even dying from COVID-19.2,3,4,5,6,7 As noted in an April 16, 2020, report by The New York Times:8… Read More »

When to take insulin diabetes

Coordinating when you take your insulin with the timing of your meals, both consensus statements give priority to safety. Bev is the author of two self, are food and medicines safe to use? Guidelines from professional societies differ on these points; you need insulin readily available. Insulin taken with food or drink This is called… Read More »