Becton, Dickinson and Co. has launched a needle that it said would make insulin injections easier and faster for people with diabetes.
A bill recently introduced in the House of Representatives would delay competitive bidding under Medicare for medical equipment until some issues are resolved.
More responsible use of drugs could save the U.S. healthcare system more than $200 billion per year, according to a new study by the research arm of IMS Health.
Three new drugs for Type 2 diabetes made by Takeda Pharmaceutical have become available in pharmacies, the company said.
Free health screenings, a weight-bearing exercise and other activities will be featured at an upcoming diabetes fair sponsored by Giant Food Stores, the supermarket chain said.
Kerr Drug is launching a new marketing program aimed at diabetes patients.
A joint Food and Drug Administration expert panel voted to recommend keeping a controversial GlaxoSmithKline diabetes drug available for certain patients, GSK said.
Supermarket operator Ahold USA has completed rolling out prescription-savings cards at the chains it operates with the introduction of the cards in Giant Food Stores.
People with Type 2 diabetes or high blood pressure should be evaluated for sleep apnea, a medical group said Monday.
Drug makers Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly have started a campaign designed to educate healthcare professionals about the role a type of protein plays in maintaining blood-sugar balance.