Partnership aims to make insulin more affordable April 14, 2017 By Tracey Walker CVS, Novo Nordisk launch a prescription savings program to help patients afford essential medications. Nine ways to help diabetic patients comply April 09, 2017 By Aine Cryts Getting diabetic patients to adhere to medication and dietary changes can be difficult. Here are some tips from experts. New therapies show promise in treating diabetes New updates in insulin products, as well as non-pharma therapies are on the horizon for diabetes. Using OCT with your diabetes patients OCT is one of the best way to assess patients for the presence of diabetic macular edema (DME) Diabetic patients challenge insulin makers February 06, 2017 By Christine Blank In the latest flap over the high cost of drugs, diabetes patients filed a class-action lawsuit against insulin makers. Insulin makers accused of price collusion November 07, 2016 By Christine Blank U.S. congressmen last week asked the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission to investigate three insulin makers for price collusion—the latest in concerns over insulin prices. Pharma company keeps pace with rise of diabetes May 31, 2016 By Erin Bastick Novo Nordisk’s new diabetes drug production facility in Clayton, N.C., will ensure production capacity for these drugs in the United States for the decade ahead. Major diabetes drug cuts heart attack risk March 08, 2016 By Christine Blank New data from Novo Nordisk will help its Victoza (liraglutide) for type 2 diabetes better compete against Eli Lilly and Boehringer Ingelheim’s Jardiance (empagliflozin).
Victoza significantly reduced the combined incidence of heart attack, stroke and cardiovascular death in high-risk Type 2 diabetes patients, according to Novo Nordisk Diabetes drug Tresiba to make billions February 01, 2016 By Christine Blank Tresiba, the long-acting insulin that just came on the market in January, stands to net Novo Nordisk billions of dollars.