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Insulin is getting so expensive that people with diabetes are switching to older versions of the drug. It’s having deadly consequences.

An endocrinologist told INSIDER that the key to safely switching from analogue to human insulin is speaking with a doctor.

A groom-to-be with diabetes died after switching to $25 over-the-counter insulin to cut costs. His prescribed insulin cost nearly $1,200.

Josh Wilkerson, who earned $16.50 an hour working as a dog kennel supervisor, had recently aged out of his stepfather’s private health insurance plan.

7 signs you have high blood sugar even if you don’t have diabetes

High blood sugar doesn't only affect people with diabetes. Infections, inactivity, stress, and other issues can also lead to the condition.

Almost 3 in 5 Singaporeans would support a total ban on high-sugar drinks: Survey

How far would you be willing to go to protect your health? Many Singaporeans don't mind a sugar ban.
The traditional Ramadan fast is similar to types of intermittent fasting. Both may have health benefits.

There’s more evidence that fasting may make you healthier, and it comes from studying Ramadan observers

The study included 14 people who fasted from dawn to sunset for Ramadan. Previous research has shown intermittent fasting may help with weight loss.
A Type 1 diabetes patient holds up bottles of insulin.

Outrage over the cost of the life-saving drug insulin has drugmakers scrambling, but Congress and the public demand a price cut

Critics call the new programs "PR stunts,"and say drug companies should just lower their prices.
Nicole Smith-Holt from Richfield, MN holds a vial with the ashes of her son Alec, who died at the age of 26 from insulin rationing, during a protest against the high price of insulin outside the offices of drug giant Sanofi in Cambridge, MA on Nov. 16, 2018.

The incredible history of insulin, a lifesaving diabetes drug that was discovered almost a century ago and is now at the center of drug pricing outrag...

How a drug that was discovered 95 years ago changed the way we treat diabetes — and why it's so expensive today.
Those following the Mediterranean diet can consume fish and vegetables.

Research suggests that the Mediterranean diet could benefit those with type 2 diabetes. Here’s how.

Here's how the Mediterranean diet can potentially benefit individuals with type 2 diabetes and how it may help with diabetes prevention.
Laura Marston holds up a vial of Humalog, a type of insulin she takes for type 1 diabetes at her home in Washington, DC in 2016.

For people with diabetes struggling to buy lifesaving insulin, a major health company is now offering the drug for just $25 a month

Insulin is a lifesaving product for individuals with diabetes. But it's also become incredibly expensive, sometimes prohibitively so for patients.

23andMe can now tell you your risk of developing diabetes, based on your DNA. Here’s what doctors want you to know.

The report uses your genetics and other information about you to figure out how likely you are to develop Type 2 diabetes.