How to Advocate for Your Diabetes Needs With Your Doctor

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. By Julia flaherty I can recall many times in my life when I’ve failed to bring up key diabetes issues or topics with my doctor that I truly did need help with. It can be challenging to express our needs as a child, and […]

Semglee, A Low-Cost Basal Insulin, Comes to the US

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Karena Yan and Joseph Bell A more affordable alternative to Lantus (insulin glargine) will cost $148 for five pre-filled insulin pens Mylan and Biocon Biologics announced last month the long-awaited US launch of Semglee, a new insulin aiming to be deemed “biosimilar” to insulin glargine (basal insulin) […]

Can You Manage Diabetes Well Without Lots of Money?

If you live in a country like the United States, where the majority of health insurance is privatized and there is no strong social safety net, it can feel as though managing a chronic disease like diabetes requires nothing but lots of money. And it does. As of 2017, diabetes cost the United States a […]