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Storing Insulin in Home Fridges May Lower Effectiveness

TUESDAY, Oct. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Many diabetes patients store their insulin at the wrong temperature in their fridge and that could reduce its effectiveness, a new study says. Insulin should be stored in a refrigerator at between…

Human Insulin as Good as Costly Synthetic Versions

FRIDAY, June 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Human insulin is as safe and effective as newer, more expensive insulin analog drugs for people with type 2 diabetes, researchers report. The new study included people with type 2 diabetes who were…

Will the Future Be Needle-Free for Diabetics?

MONDAY, June 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- For many diabetics, one of the most dreaded aspects of managing their condition is the need to inject insulin multiple times a day. But Harvard researchers have discovered a way to deliver insulin in…

A Young Life Lost to High Insulin Prices

TUESDAY, May 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Alec Smith was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes shortly before his 24th birthday. When he turned 26, he lost his health insurance. Less than a month later, he lost his life because he couldn't afford…