Category Archives: Drugs

Lilly to Address Humulin R U-500 Insulin Errors

Insulin prescription errors rank first among all prescribed drugs. In an effort to remedy this problem, Eli Lilly is developing a prefilled pen for delivering Humulin R U-500 insulin as well as collaborating on the development of a dedicated U-500 syringe.

This …

Mayo Clinic Says Simple Lifestyle Changes Can Forestall Type 2

The Mayo Clinic Health Letter for August 2012 has published three lifestyle changes that could stave off the progression of prediabetes to full-blown type 2 diabetes. The list isn’t new, but its periodic reiteration indicates that healthcare researchers and providers …

Diabetes: Hospital Bills Cost U.S. $83 Billion A Year

Diabetes affects nearly 25 million Americans, and that number is expected to grow substantially every year. It’s the fifth leading cause of death in America, more than breast cancer and AIDs combined. And according to a report released last week …