Tag Archives: Diabetes

Secretive 'rebate trap' keeps generic drugs for diabetes and other ills out of reach

This is a Kaiser Health News story. Lisa Crook was lucky. She saved $ 800 last year after her insurance company started covering a new, less expensive insulin called Basaglar that was virtually identical to the brand she had used for years. The list price for Lantus, a long-acting insulin made by Sanofi that she… Read More »

Diabetes type 2 warning – when feeling sick may be something far more serious

Diabetes is a common condition that affects almost four million people in the UK. It’s caused by the pancreas not producing enough of the hormone insulin. Without enough insulin, the body struggles to convert sugar int he blood into useable energy. You could be at risk of diabetes symptoms if you’re constantly feeling sick or… Read More »