The Daily Dose: Insulin Rationing
October 19, 2022

Your daily dose of clinical news from Patient Care Online.

Insulin Rationing Common Among Adults with Diabetes, Likely to Avoid High Cost
October 18, 2022

Analysis of national health data found that 16.5% of all adult insulin users skipped doses in the past year.

Intranasal Insulin Could Help Slow Age-related Cognitive Decline, Suggests a New Study
May 03, 2022

Treatment with intranasal insulin improved executive function and verbal memory, as well as other measures, in participants with and without type 2 diabetes.

FDA Grants Clearance to First Smartphone App for Programming Insulin Dosing
February 23, 2022

t:slim X2 insulin pump users can now program or cancel bolus dosing with the secure t:connect mobile app already on their phones, says Tandem Diabetes Care.

FDA Grants Insulin Lispro-aabc Label Expansion for use in Insulin Pumps
August 21, 2021

The novel prandial insulin formulation from Eli Lilly is now approved for administration via continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion with an insulin pump.

Hyperglycemia in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients Linked with Worse Outcomes
March 22, 2021

COVID-19 patients with hyperglycemia on hospital admission, with and without diabetes, had increased odds of intubation, ICU admission, and mortality, according to research presented at ENDO 2021.

Novel Once-weekly Insulin as Effective as Once-daily in Type 2 Diabetes with Less Hypoglycemia, Weight Gain
March 21, 2021

ENDO 2021: An investigational once-weekly insulin formulation was found as effective as daily basal insulin injection for glucose control with lower rates of hypoglycemia and less weight gain.

Diana Isaacs, PharmD: An Overview of Insulin Affordability in 2020
September 01, 2020

Insulin affordability is an ongoing discussion topic for patients with diabetes and their care providers. The already difficult issue has been further compounded by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Issues in Insulin Management: 3 Cases of Type 2 Diabetes
June 24, 2020

Three patients with type 2 diabetes in different stages of life and disease all require insulin management for A1c control.

ADA 2017: Insulins go Head-to-Head
June 12, 2017

Insulin degludec vs glargine--which costs less per anum and why? We summarize this study and 2 other direct insulin comparisons reported at ADA 2017.