Elizabeth Pfiester, founder of T1International, addresses a crowd outside the Indianapolis headquarters of pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly and Co. in September. (Bram Sable-Smith/NPR)Bram Sable-Smith/NPR
Black Voice News

‘We’re Fighting For Our Lives’: Patients Protest Sky-High Insulin Prices

BLACK VOICE NEWS — The cost of insulin  nearly tripled  from 2002 to 2013 and has  doubled again  since then. […read more]


Watch Out for Prediabetes

Special to the NNPA from The Dallas Examiner The battle of the bulge is a lifelong challenge for many women. This is largely because our bodies are designed to store fat more easily than men’s bodies to protect a potential fetus during the childbearing years. Read More


For Diabetics, a New Insulin Inhaler Could Replace Shots as Early as 2014

[Business Week] The long promise of insulin that diabetics can inhale appears to be moving closer to the market. An inhalable insulin powder called Afrezza showed positive results for controlling diabetes in a late-stage clinical trial, the drug’s maker, MannKind (MNKD), reported today. Pharmaceutical companies have been Read More