Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Spiking Insulin Costs Put Patients in Brutal Bind – WebMD

Journal of the American Medical Association: “The High Cost of Prescription Drugs in the United States: Origins and Prospects for Reform,” “Expenditures and Prices of Antihyperglycemic Medications in the United States: 2002-2013.”

Diabetes Care: “Economic Costs in the U.S. of Diabetes in 2017,” “Recurrent diabetic ketoacidosis in inner-city minority patients: behavioral, socioeconomic, and psychosocial factors,” “Insulin Access and Affordability Working Group: Conclusions and Recommendation.”

News release, American Diabetes Association.

News release, CDC.

CBSnews.com: “Study: Almost half of diabetics skip medical care due to costs,” “Rising insulin prices have diabetics crying foul,” “The rising cost of insulin: Horror stories every day.”

Novonordisk.com, “Our perspectives on pricing and affordability.”

Website, T1 International.

Upwell.com: “True cost of diabetes.”

Aging.Senate.gov: “Written Testimony of William T. Cefalu, MD, Chief Scientific, Medical and Mission Officer, American Diabetes Association.”

Businessinsider.com: “There’s something odd about the way insulin prices change.”

PSMarketresearch.com: “Global Human Insulin Market (Size of $24 billion in 2014) to Witness 13% CAGR during 2015 – 2020.”

Statnews.com: “Paying the price for insulin.”


WebMD Health News: “A Young Life Lost to High Insulin Prices.”

Statnews.com: “Pharma drops its lawsuit against Nevada drug pricing transparency law.”

Irl Hirsch, MD, professor of medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine.

Nicole Smith-Holt, mother of Alec Smith.

Karyn Wofford, who has diabetes and is a plaintiff in a lawsuit against drug manufacturers.

Andrea Corley, mother of Gabriella Corley, who has diabetes.

Ken Inchausti, director, corporate communications, Novo Nordisk.

Elizabeth Pfiester (Rowley), founder & director, T1International, [email protected]

Susan Brooks, spokeswoman for Sanofi.

Lawsuit: “Pharmaceutical Research And Manufacturers Of America, and Biotechnology Innovation Organization, v. Brian Sandoval, in his official capacity as Governor of the State of Nevada, and Richard Whitley, in his official capacity as Director of the Nevada Department for Health and Human Services.”

Lawsuit: “Donald Chaires, George Denault, Jane Doe, John Doe, Brittany Gilleland, Gerald Girard, Sara Hasselbach, Lindsey Kinhan, Joseph Mclaughlin, Matthew Teachman, and KARYN WOFFORD, v. Sanofi U.S., Novo Nordisk Inc., and Eli Lilly And Company.”


Source: https://www.webmd.com/diabetes/news/20180725/spiking-insulin-costs-put-patients-in-brutal-bind

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