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Diabetes Medication Legal News Articles & Interviews
March 5, 2017. By Brenda Craig.
Seattle, WA It’s almost a century since two Canadian researchers discovered insulin could save the lives of diabetics. They believed that no one should profit from their remarkable discovery and sold the patent to the University of Toronto for $1. Changes to the production of insulin and expiring patents have changed all that. Today, insulin is big business.Read [ Fighting Back Against the High Cost of Insulin ]
August 23, 2013. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Proving the Case - Pancreatic Cancer Patients Point Finger at Diabetes Drugs ]
Philadelphia, PA Health regulators in the US, Canada and Europe have shown they are far from ready to curtail sales or change the labels on any of the widely used type 2 diabetes medications that may or may not have a causal link to increased rates of pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer.
July 26, 2013. By Lucy Campbell.
Read [ Increased Disability with Diabetes - Will This Affect Disability Insurance Claims? ]
Washington, DC People with diabetes are at a 50 percent increased risk for disability compared with the non-diabetic population, according to a new study recently published July 23 in the journal The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology. Despite the many diabetes drugs, available to manage this disease, diabetes medications are associated with the risk for serious adverse events, and do not necessarily mitigate the risk for disability.