DFL Rep. Winkler Apologizes For Giving Finger To GOP Sen. Jensen Over Insulin DealA Minnesota House Democratic leader apologized Tuesday after a video showed him making an obscene gesture at a Republican lawmaker who was announcing a tentative deal on affordable insulin at the state Capitol.
MN Senate Passes Insulin Affordability BillThe Alec Smith Emergency Insulin Affordability Act - which provides 30 days of emergency insulin to any Minnesota resident - passed unanimously.
Medtronic Recalls 300K Insulin Pumps After Death, 2K InjuriesMinnesota-based Medtronic is recalling more than 300,000 insulin pumps due to a missing or broken component.
Minnesota Senate Panel Passes GOP Insulin Affordability BillThe long-running debate at the state Capitol over insulin affordability shifted Thursday to the Minnesota Senate, where patients and par
Insulin Price Hearing Kicks Off Minnesota Legislative SessionTwo hearings in the Minnesota House Tuesday talked about creating an emergency program to help anyone struggling to pay for their life saving medication.
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.