Progress Made Towards Emergency Insulin LegislationFinger-pointing from both sides over a stalled emergency insulin bill produced a minor breakthrough Friday at the state capitol.
Governor Walz Presses Lawmakers For Insulin CompromiseAt a morning news conference at the state capitol, Governor Tim Walz explained, "the deal has not come together. The uncertainty has gone on too long and insulin is not optional."
Walz Urges House-Senate Negotiations On Insulin BillsGov. Tim Walz has called on House Democratic and Senate Republican leaders to negotiate a compromise between their competing insulin affordability proposals so he can call a special session.
Minnesota Lawmakers Discuss Next Steps On Affordable Insulin
GOP State Rep. Jeremy Munson Criticized For Facebook Post About Cheap InsulinA Republican state lawmaker is using Facebook to encourage diabetics to buy over-the-counter insulin for under $25 at Walmart.
Minnesota GOP Lawmaker's Facebook Video Touts $25 Insulin At WalmartA Republican lawmaker has come under criticism for promoting a cheaper form of insulin, while legislators debate whether and how Minnesota should help diabetics with the high cost of newer insulin products.
Community Meetings Address High Cost Of Insulin In MinnesotaMinnesota lawmakers are bringing the conversation about the high cost of insulin to the community.
'Nobody Should Have To Die': Lawmakers, Advocates Hold Insulin RoundtableIn front of a room of lawmakers and advocates, people living with diabetes shared their stories of the struggle to find affordable insulin.
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.
U.S. To Set Up Plan Allowing Prescription Meds From CanadaLong-available drugs like insulin have seen price serial increases that forced some people with diabetes to ration their own doses.
'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.
Group Voices Support For Park Nicollet Clinic Security Officer Accused Of Stealing Insulin"Yet again, we have another example of people going to extreme and drastic measures to simply try and keep themselves alive."
Park Nicollet Clinic Security Officer Bradley Stockert Accused Of Stealing InsulinA security guard is accused of stealing insulin from a St. Louis Park clinic.
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.