Community Meetings Address High Cost Of Insulin In MinnesotaMinnesota lawmakers are bringing the conversation about the high cost of insulin to the community.
Minnesota Health Care Company Promises Financial Relief To DiabeticsA Minnesota-based health care company is promising financial relief to patients who rely on insulin.
Trump Administration Plans To Import Prescription Drugs, Experts Say Challenges AheadThe Trump administration wants to import prescription drugs from Canada to cut costs for Americans.
'This Is A Crisis': Lawmakers Agree On Emergency Insulin, Funding Still Under DisputeA committee of bipartisan legislators agreed Monday to supply emergency insulin to people with diabetes, but the source of funding for the bill is still undecided.
Medtronic Recalls Insulin Pumps Over Concerns For Hacking RiskIn its warning, the FDA noted that these devices pose the risk of someone nearby connecting wirelessly and then potentially hacking into the devices.
'Like The Air We Breathe': Sen. Tina Smith, Insulin Advocates Look For Permanent Fix To Insulin IssueThrough federal grants, the Emergency Access to Insulin Act would allow states to set up emergency insulin assistance programs.
'It's Not An Optional Medication': Advocates, Gov. Tim Walz Discuss High Price Of InsulinThe 2019 legislative session ended without lawmakers taking action on the high price of insulin.
Insulin Bill Likely To Return In 2020, Paul Gazelka SaysHouse Democratic and Senate Republicans negotiators blamed each other side for how the proposal was dropped.
Colorado Becomes First State To Put Cap On Rising Insulin PricesColorado Governor Jared Polis signed legislation Wednesday capping co-payments on insulin for Americans with private insurance at $100 per month. That ceiling is way under the typical cost of the medicine, which can range from $600 to $900 per month.
Eli Lilly's Half-Price Insulin Goes On Sale, But Critics Say It's Still Too CostlyEli Lilly's lower-cost version of its Humalog insulin still costs much more than insulin sold outside the U.S.
Insulin Cost Relief Uncertain Amid Budget Showdown At CapitolIf there is no agreement by next Monday the legislature will have to go into special session to avoid a state government shutdown July 1.
'Insulin Is Air': Diabetics Rally At Capitol To Combat Rising Insulin CostsA House committee approved a bill today that lets the state cap the cost for the diabetes medication.
'These Folks Can Literally Not Afford Their Lives': Keith Ellison Goes After Drug ManufacturersMinnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison wants to lower the price of prescription drugs, and he is hoping a new citizens task force will help make that happen.
'It Is Our Life Support': Diabetics, Families Meet With Lawmakers Amid Skyrocketing Insulin PricesA two-week supply of insulin for diabetic Quinn Nystrom can cost anywhere from $300 to $400 per vial.
Rally At State Capitol Calls For Lower Insulin CostsOn the steps of the Capitol is not where Nicole Smith Holt imagined she'd be a year ago. She envisioned being with her son Alec on the eve of Mother's Day.