Tag Archives: Insulin

Congressman aims to break pharma’s insulin ‘pricing monopoly’ by legalizing Canadian imports

U.S. legislators have been introducing bills left and right proposing a variety of methods for bringing down drug prices. Now, Vermont’s congressman is zeroing in on a specific class of diabetes medicines that he says have become far too expensive: insulin. Rep. Peter Welch introduced a bill on Wednesday that would make it legal for patients, wholesalers… Read More »

Insulin pumps cause more injuries than any other device in the US, study reveals

Insulin pumps caused more than 150,000 deaths or injuries in the last 10 years – more than any other device in America, report reveals Insulin pumps were found to be responsible for the highest overall number of malfunctions, injuries and deaths In terms of injuries alone, the devices were second only to metal hip replacements… Read More »