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Pharma's Price Gouging on Insulin Is Literally Killing Patients
April 2019
Many diabetes patients, including some with health insurance, can no longer afford to take the dosage of life-saving insulin prescribed by their doctors because of price gouging by the pharmaceutical industry. For some of these patients, the rationing of unaffordable insulin has proved to be fatal.
Insulin Pumps Need More Scrutiny, Say American and European Diabetes Groups
November 2015
Insulin pumps have been promoted as an important technological advancement in diabetes care. Find out why Public Citizen’s Health Research Group considers these devices too dangerous to use.
Type 2 Diabetes: A Guide to Prevention and Treatment
May 2014
The treatment options for Type 2 diabetes can be overwhelming. This article provides a comprehensive summary of our independent expert views on the best approaches for preventing and treating this common disease.
What Should People Do if They Miss a Dose of Their Medicine?
May 2011
This article, adapted for U.S. patients from an excellent review of the topic in the U.K., gives answers as to what course of action to follow if you miss a dose.
Review of Type-2 Diabetes Medication Liraglutide (VICTOZA)
April 2011
This article reviews the safety and efficacy of liraglutide (VICTOZA), a new medication used to treat type-2 diabetes.