Insulin prices demonstrate pharma’s greed

World of DTC Marketing

WHAT’S HAPPENING: In the Build Back Better bill , Democrats are actually proposing limiting insulin prices to $35 a month but Republicans can’t have any of that. PhRMA spent pharma’s money well and bought some politicians while people who need insulin are suffering.

Salk researchers find a new route for regulating blood sugar levels independent of insulin

Scienmag

LA JOLLA—(January 4, 2022) The discovery of insulin 100 years ago opened a door that would lead to life and hope for millions of people with diabetes. Biology blood find independent insulin levels regulating researchers route Salk sugar

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Insulin costs ignore the root cause of diabetes

World of DTC Marketing

President Biden is set to address the cost of insulin but what about the costs of obesity which are in the billions? The post Insulin costs ignore the root cause of diabetes. OPENING: As the NY Times recently reported , obesity is the leading cause of mortality in the United States.

Black and white US women have gut microbiome differences, and these may be associated with insulin resistance, a risk factor for diabetes

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Biology Black Diabetes differences factor gut insulin microbiome resistance risk white women

Medtronic Expands Two Insulin Pump Recalls, Including One Over Cybersecurity Concerns

XTalks

Medtronic has expanded a Class I recall of remote controllers used with the MiniMed 508 insulin pump or the MiniMed Paradigm family of insulin pumps over potential cybersecurity risks.

Lilly wagers up to $1B on a biotech's plan for a new type of insulin

Bio Pharma Dive

Rival Novo Nordisk has jumped ahead in developing an injectable drug that responds to changes in blood sugar. An acquisition of Protomer Therapeutics could help Lilly close the gap

Glytec And Nebraska Medicine Establish Strategic Partnership to Advance Patient Safety and Innovation Around Insulin Management

BioTech 365

China’s insulin plans will hit 2022 revenues, says Novo Nordisk

Pharma Phorum

Novo Nordisk has said that the introduction of value-based procurement (VBP) for insulin products by the Chinese government will have an impact on its revenues next year. billion) of diabetes drugs there in the first nine months of this year, 75% of which was insulin.

Insulin is necessary for repairing olfactory neurons

Scienmag

Findings point to possible treatment for smell loss Credit: Monell Chemical Senses Center, eNeuro PHILADELPHIA (May 17, 2021) – Researchers have known for some time that insulin plays a vital role in regeneration and growth in some types of neurons that relay environmental sensory information to our brains, such as sight.

Researchers overcome translational gap by developing novel in vivo model for the labeling of insulin secretory granule pools

Scienmag

Pancreatic beta cells produce, store and secrete insulin upon elevated blood glucose levels. However, the highly regulated process of insulin secretion, especially its molecular features and the stimuli behind this process have not yet been fully understood.

Controlling insulin production with a smartwatch

Scienmag

Credit: ETH Zurich Many modern fitness trackers and smartwatches feature integrated LEDs. The green light emitted, whether continuous or pulsed, penetrates the skin and can be used to measure the wearer’s heart rate during physical activity or while at rest.

FDA approves Lyumjev® (insulin lispro-aabc injection) 100 units/mL for use in insulin pumps

The Pharma Data

approval of pump use for Lilly’s novel insulin is latest development designed to help people with diabetes manage blood sugar levels. “The expansion of the Lyumjev label to include use in an insulin pump provides a new and important choice for people with diabetes.

Digital Insulin Management Company Hygieia Closes on $17 Million Series B Investment Round

BioTech 365

Digital Insulin Management Company Hygieia Closes on $17 Million Series B Investment Round Digital Insulin Management Company Hygieia Closes on $17 Million Series B Investment Round Funding will enable expansion of company’s AI-driven d-Nav® technology, which automates real-time insulin dose … Continue reading → Business Wire

Researchers Develop Arthritis Vaccine + Medtronic Expands Recall on Insulin Pumps – Xtalks Life Science Podcast Ep. 32

XTalks

The editorial team also discussed Medtronic’s expanded recalls of the remote controllers for certain models of its MiniMed insulin pumps over cybersecurity concerns, as well as its 600 series insulin pumps due to a faulty retainer ring.

FDA okays Mylan insulin drug as first ‘interchangeable’ biosimilar

Pharma Phorum

Generic drugmaker Mylan has become the first company to secure FDA approval for a biosimilar product that is considered completely interchangeable with the reference product – namely Sanofi’s once-daily insulin Lantus.

Tubeless automated insulin delivery system improves blood glucose outcomes

Scienmag

Study finds Omnipod® 5 simplifies diabetes management in type 1 diabetes WASHINGTON–People with type 1 diabetes can improve their blood sugar control while reducing time with low blood sugar, or hypoglycemia, using Insulet Corporation’s Omnipod 5 Automated Insulin Delivery System compared to their standard insulin therapy.

rBIO Launches with Technology to Hyper-Produce Insulin Cost-Effectively, at Scale

BioSpace

rBIO launched last week with technology that can reduce the cost of insulin by 30 percent, making U.S. manufacturing cost-effective for insulin and several other drugs

Mask-Associated Dry Eye + Droplet Micron Insulin Needle – Xtalks Life Science Podcast Ep. 1

XTalks

In Episode 1 of the Xtalks Life Science Podcast, Sarah discusses a new condition called “Mask-Associated Dry Eye” and Ayesha talks about Droplet Micron, an innovative insulin needle. And hear from Anu Rajora, director of medical marketing at HTL-STREFA, the company behind the innovative Droplet Micron insulin needle, who explains why technology needs to make it easier for patients to adhere to medication schedules.

Droplet Micron Insulin Needle Offers Innovation in Crowded Diabetes Supply Market

XTalks

Being hailed as the world’s shortest and thinnest needle for insulin injection, Droplet Micron has recently been introduced into the pen needle market by HTL (High Tech Lab)-STREFA, Inc. These are important feature innovations for those that depend on insulin injections.

Hybrid closed-loop insulin therapy improves glycemic control

Scienmag

publishers New Rochelle, NY, January 26, 2021–Hybrid closed-loop insulin therapy improved glycemic control in adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes. Credit: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.,

Lilly again reduces list price of Insulin Lispro Injection as latest change to affordability options

The Pharma Data

retail pharmacies Monthly prescriptions for all Lilly insulins — including Insulin Lispro Injection — remain available for $35 through the Lilly Insulin Value Program and the Medicare Part D Senior Savings Model.

Insulet Expands its Offering of Omnipod DASH® Insulin Management System

BioTech 365

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Arecor hopes London stock market float will raise profile of insulin products

Pharma Phorum

UK biotech Arecor Therapeutics has announced plans to float on the London stock market, to fund plans to develop novel formulations of insulins and other biological drugs with enhanced properties. The initial therapeutic focus is diabetes, with three insulin-based products in development.

2020 Report on Insulin Resistance R&D Pipeline Analysis – Small Insulin Resistance Companies Look for Licensing and Collaboration Partners – ResearchAndMarkets.com

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2020 Report on Insulin Resistance R&D Pipeline Analysis – Small Insulin Resistance Companies Look for Licensing and Collaboration Partners – ResearchAndMarkets.com 2020 Report on Insulin Resistance R&D Pipeline Analysis – Small Insulin Resistance Companies Look for Licensing and Collaboration Partners … Continue reading → Business Wire

Amalgam Rx™ Receives CE Mark for Basal Insulin Titration

BioTech 365

Amalgam Rx™ Receives CE Mark for Basal Insulin Titration Amalgam Rx™ Receives CE Mark for Basal Insulin Titration Insulin Titration App Meets Requirements for European Launch WILMINGTON, Del.–(BUSINESS –(BUSINESS WIRE)–#cemarking–Amalgam Rx, Inc., the leader in connecting healthcare providers and life sciences … Continue reading → Business Wire

A flexible leader in cartridge processing

Syntegon Technology Pharma Blog

Liquid Dosage Pharma aseptic Cartridge Closing Filling Insulin Processing

Severe Hypoglycemia Risk With Long-Acting Insulin Analogs vs Neutral Protamine Hagedorn Insulin

JAMA Internal Medicine

This cohort study compares the associations of long-acting insulin analogs and NPH insulin with the risk of severe hypoglycemia in older patients with type 2 diabetes

A Cure for Type 1 Diabetes? For One Man, It Seems to Have Worked.

NY Times

A new treatment using stem cells that produce insulin has surprised experts and given them hope for the 1.5 million Americans living with the disease.

Novo Nordisk announces impact from Volume Based Procurement for insulin in China

BioTech 365

Novo Nordisk announces impact from Volume Based Procurement for insulin in China Novo Nordisk announces impact from Volume Based Procurement for insulin in China Bagsværd, Denmark, 26 November 2021 – Novo Nordisk today announced that the company has received the … Continue reading → GlobeNewswire

FDA approves first interchangeable biosimilar insulin product for treatment of diabetes

The Pharma Data

Food and Drug Administration approved the first interchangeable biosimilar insulin product, indicated to improve glycemic control in adults and pediatric patients with Type 1 diabetes mellitus and in adults with Type 2 diabetes mellitus. The U.S.

Patient Centricity in Insulin Delivery: Improving the Injection Experience with Droplet Micron

XTalks

The injection experience is an often-overlooked aspect in insulin administration. For many daily insulin users, the experience is an important one, as it is directly related to quality of life and medication compliance. Insulin Needle Design and Technology.

Biosimilar Hormones Global Market Research Report 2021: Breakdown by Teriparatide Biosimilars, Follitropin Alfa Biosimilars, Insulin Biosimilars, Somatropin Biosimilars – ResearchAndMarkets.com

BioTech 365

Biosimilar Hormones Global Market Research Report 2021: Breakdown by Teriparatide Biosimilars, Follitropin Alfa Biosimilars, Insulin Biosimilars, Somatropin Biosimilars – ResearchAndMarkets.com Biosimilar Hormones Global Market Research Report 2021: Breakdown by Teriparatide Biosimilars, Follitropin Alfa Biosimilars, Insulin Biosimilars, Somatropin Biosimilars – ResearchAndMarkets.com … Continue reading → Business Wire

Fractyl Announces FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for Revita® DMR in Insulin-Treated Type 2 Diabetes

BioTech 365

Fractyl Announces FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for Revita® DMR in Insulin-Treated Type 2 Diabetes Fractyl Announces FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for Revita® DMR in Insulin-Treated Type 2 Diabetes – REVITA-T2Di study is underway to evaluate the effectiveness of Revita DMR … Continue reading → Business Wire

Lilly Spends $1 Billion-Plus on Insulin Innovator Protomer

BioSpace

No specific financial details were disclosed other than to say the $1 billion figure was linked to various development and commercial milestones

Global Oral Insulin Market Report 2021-2025: Size & Forecast with Impact Analysis of COVID-19 on Healthcare Sector, Diabetic Patients, & Oral Insulin – ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Global Oral Insulin Market Report 2021-2025: Size & Forecast with Impact Analysis of COVID-19 on Healthcare Sector, Diabetic Patients, & Oral Insulin – ResearchAndMarkets.com Global Oral Insulin Market Report 2021-2025: Size & Forecast with Impact Analysis of COVID-19 on Healthcare … Continue reading → Business Wire

New Soliqua® data shows improved blood sugar control without weight gain versus premixed insulin

The Pharma Data

New Soliqua ® * data shows improved blood sugar control without weight gain versus premixed insulin. While premix ed is used by around 4 0% of people taking insulin globally to manage their type 2 diabetes today, recent real-world evidence suggests only 18.2% premixed insulin).

#news #biotech Controlling insulin production with a smartwatch

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Biotechnology, Pharma and Biopharma News – Research – Science – Lifescience ://Biotech-Biopharma-Pharma: Controlling insulin production with a smartwatch.Many modern fitness trackers and smartwatches feature integrated LEDs. The green light emitted, whether continuous or pulsed, penetrates the skin and can … Continue reading → #news

Worldwide Rapid Acting Insulin Industry to 2027 – Sedentary and Unhealthy Lifestyles are Driving Growth – ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Worldwide Rapid Acting Insulin Industry to 2027 – Sedentary and Unhealthy Lifestyles are Driving Growth – ResearchAndMarkets.com Worldwide Rapid Acting Insulin Industry to 2027 – Sedentary and Unhealthy Lifestyles are Driving Growth – ResearchAndMarkets.com DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Rapid Acting Insulin Market … Continue reading → Business Wire

Global Insulin Pumps Market (2021 to 2026) – Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecasts – ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Global Insulin Pumps Market (2021 to 2026) – Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecasts – ResearchAndMarkets.com Global Insulin Pumps Market (2021 to 2026) – Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecasts – ResearchAndMarkets.com DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Insulin Pumps … Continue reading → Business Wire

Drug Channels News Roundup, January 2022: Insulin G2N Update; OptumRx “Data,” HDHPs, 340B Projections, and Fun with the CDC

Drug Channels

Super Bowl LVI is on the horizon. Time for some blow-out beer commercials, occasionally interrupted by a football game.

In collab with Novo Nordisk, Walmart says it will ‘revolutionize’ insulin access with deep discounts

Journal for Clinical Studies

Insulin costs have been a controversial topic in pharma for years, with the leading manufacturers facing routine scrutiny for their pricing… The post In collab with Novo Nordisk, Walmart says it will ‘revolutionize’ insulin access with deep discounts appeared first on Journal for Clinical Studies.

Lilly's Tirzepatide Significantly Reduces A1C, Body Weight Versus Insulin Glargine

BioSpace

Eli Lilly's SURPASS-4 trial program shows tirzepatide, significantly reduced blood glucose levels and body weight better than insulin glargine in adult patients with type 2 diabetes

Why PBMs and Payers Are Embracing Insulin Biosimilars with Higher Prices—And What That Means for Humira

Drug Channels

The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved the first interchangeable biosimilar insulin product: the insulin glargine-yfgn injection from Viatris.