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    From the day they introduced it to the day it passed the Minnesota Legislature, backers of a bill to provide insulin to diabetics who can’t afford the hormone said it wouldn’t draw a lawsuit from drug makers. Citing assurances from unnamed industry executives, those proponents of the bill, which relies on the companies’ existing patient assistance program charities instead of substantial fees on drug companies, was less of a lawsuit magnet. In April, the DFL-controlled Minnesota House approved the bill...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota Insulin Safety Net Program was created to help Minnesotans who face difficulty affording their insulin. To learn more click here.
    By STEVE KARNOWSKI MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota officials and insulin activists blasted the pharmaceutical industry Wednesday for suing to overturn a new state law mandating that drug makers provide emergency and longer-term insulin supplies to diabetics who can’t afford them. The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, also known as PhRMA, filed the lawsuit in federal court in Minnesota late Tuesday, just hours before the law took effect, asking the court to declare the law unconstitutional and issue a permanent...
    BRAINERD, Minn. — A small plane crashed at a private grass airstrip near Brainerd on Wednesday, injuring two people on board, authorities said. Crow Wing County Sheriff Scott Goddard said the crash was reported to his office shortly after 11 a.m. After deputies and the Brainerd Fire Department arrived, it was learned the plane was coming in for a landing when too much brake was applied, causing the plane to nose-dive at a slow rate of speed, Goddard said. The...
    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The drug industry is suing to overturn a Minnesota law that took effect Wednesday that requires them to provide emergency and longer-term insulin supplies to diabetics who can’t afford them. The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, also known as PhRMA, filed a lawsuit in federal court in Minnesota late Tuesday, just hours before the law took effect, asking the court to declare the law unconstitutional and issue a permanent injunction against enforcement. The trade...
    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The drug industry is suing to overturn a Minnesota law that took effect Wednesday that requires them to provide emergency and longer-term insulin supplies to diabetics who cant afford them. The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, also known as PhRMA, filed a lawsuit in federal court in Minnesota late Tuesday, just hours before the law took effect, asking the court to declare the law unconstitutional and issue a permanent injunction against enforcement. The trade...
    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The drug industry is suing to overturn a Minnesota law that took effect Wednesday that requires them to provide emergency and longer-term insulin supplies to diabetics who can’t afford them. The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, also known as PhRMA, filed a lawsuit in federal court in Minnesota late Tuesday, just hours before the law took effect, asking the court to declare the law unconstitutional and issue a permanent injunction against enforcement. RELATED: Alec...
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota diabetics who need emergency insulin supplies but can’t afford them will be able to get the drug starting Wednesday under a new state law. The safety net program within the Alec Smith Insulin Affordability Act, which the Legislature passed in April, will allow qualifying diabetics with less than seven days worth of the lifesaving drug left to pay no more than $35 to get a one-time 30-day supply from their pharmacy. The law is named for...
    Minnesota diabetics who need emergency insulin supplies but can’t afford them will be able to get the drug starting Wednesday under a new state law. The safety net program within the Alec Smith Insulin Affordability Act, which the Legislature passed in April, will allow qualifying diabetics with less than seven days worth of the lifesaving drug left to pay no more than $35 to get a one-time 30-day supply from their pharmacy. The law is named for Alec Smith, an...
    By STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota diabetics who need emergency insulin supplies but cant afford them will be able to get the drug starting Wednesday under a new state law. The safety net program within the Alec Smith Insulin Affordability Act, which the Legislature passed in April, will allow qualifying diabetics with less than seven days worth of the lifesaving drug left to pay no more than $35 to get a one-time 30-day supply from their pharmacy....
    Minnesotans with diabetes will have a safety net to provide affordable insulin beginning Wednesday, July 1. Part of a new program to help diabetic Minnesotans gain access to insulin supplies is set to take effect Wednesday. Insulin manufacturers are set to pay for the supplies to fund it. The measure is one of a handful of new state laws that are set to take effect this week. Other laws granting funding for farm safety measures and additional incentives for solar...
    New York — The chemical processes that take place in the body when we consume sugar give us a clue on how to avoid two of the most widespread diseases in the world: obesity and diabetes When we eat a piece of bread or a simple caramel and see what happens in our blood, it turns out that, within a few minutes, our glucose levels (commonly referred to as “sugar”) have risen. What is it what has happened While?...
    Julian Hamilton-Shield, University of Bristol Recent studies from England and other countries have suggested that adults with both types 1 and 2 diabetes have an increased risk of death if they catch COVID-19, especially if they have poor glucose control. The weight of evidence is building up to support this theory. And when the dust settles, a more critical analysis of the data will probably confirm this increased risk. But in early June, several well respected academics from around the...