The Flu and Diabetes: A Dangerous Combination
Flu season is here in the United States, and over 30 million Americans with type-1 or type-2 diabetes are at an increased risk of complications.
NovoPen Echo Insulin Cartridges Recalled for Health Risk
Novo Nordisk has recalled cartridge holders in certain NovoPen Echo® insulin pens for diabetics because they may crack or break if exposed to certain chemicals, including some cleaning chemicals.
Invokana Doubles Diabetic Ketoacidosis Risk, Study Finds
The diabetes drug Invokana has been linked to a doubled increased risk of ketoacidosis (too much acid in the blood) compared to diabetes drugs in the DPP-4 inhibitor class, according to a study published in the New England Journal of...
Insulin Class Action Blames 1000% Cost Increase on Price-Fixing
A class action lawsuit accuses drug-makers of illegally jacking up the price of insulin so they could profit off diabetics who need it to survive.