February 2, 2017

According to data recently published by the Brussels-based International Diabetes Federation, by 2040 more than 642 million people worldwide will suffer from diabetes, up from 415 million in 2015, the last year for which the organization has statistics.

February 2, 2017

CVS Health senior educator Kristene Diggins and others involved in the fight against diabetes said they expect drug stores and retail clinics to play a bigger role in coming years.

February 2, 2017

In this report, DSN examines the home healthcare market, the role pharmacies play in the prevention and management of diabetes, and products that are transforming OTC.

February 2, 2017

Owen Mumford is releasing an insulin injection guide, called “Injecting with Insulin: A Guide to Good Injection Technique,” to better assist healthcare professionals in educating patients on healthy injection routines in both digital and print formats.

January 31, 2017

The Countour Next One system recently received 510(k) clearance from the FDA and Ascensia Diabetes Care expects to make this system available in the United States in early 2017.

January 24, 2017

The news was announced in conjunction with the company's fourth quarter earnings call, and is part of the company's ongoing portfolio management.

January 19, 2017

The supermarket chain is implementing programs to meet the needs of customers seeking a healthier lifestyle.

January 13, 2017

Designation means treatment decisions can be made using the device.

January 13, 2017

Drawing on FAIR Health's database of over 21 billion privately billed healthcare claims, the report found claim lines with a diagnosis of obesity also increased across the pediatric population from 2011 to 2015 by as much as 154%.

January 4, 2017

The drug, approved by the Food and Drug Administration in November, is indicated to treat adults with Type 2 diabetes that’s inadequately controlled on basal insulin or lixisenatide. 

December 16, 2016

Using blood glucose data wirelessly transmitted from the OneTouch Verio Flex blood glucose monitoring system, WellDoc's patented clinical and behavioral engine will provide patients with individualized real-time feedback.

December 15, 2016

The drug’s availability comes a year after the Food and Drug Administration approved it as a follow-on biologic to Lantus, another U-100 long-acting insulin. It has an amino acid sequence identical to that of Lantus. 

December 13, 2016

The drug is indicated to improve blood sugar in adults with Type 2 diabetes when both empagliflozin and metformin can be taken.

December 13, 2016

Eli Lilly & Co. has outlined a new initiative, set to begin Jan. 1, 2017, that will offer access to Lilly insulin at discounted prices to patients via Blink Health’s mobile and web platforms through a partnership with Express Scripts. 

December 6, 2016

One Drop | Chrome will be sold exclusively by One Drop and Apple, where it will be available via the Apple Store online in mid-December.

November 30, 2016

According to clinical studies, the palm of the hand has the same blood flow as fingers, and provides an accurate alternative site to constant finger stick “poking.”

November 29, 2016

Topics for discussion at the Drug Store News Issue Summit include pharmacies’ role in the care of chronic condition patients, coordinating and connecting the touchpoints across the omni-channel platforms, how technology and consumerism will fuel personalized medicine and measuring and monitoring patient outcomes.

November 23, 2016

The “For Your SweeHeart: Where diabetes and heart disease meet” campaign launch follows a survey by the two companies that found three-in-four Americans and two-in-three people with Type 2 diabetes don’t know that heart disease is the No. 1 health-related killer of Type 2 diabetes patients. 

November 22, 2016

Xultophy was approved the same day as Sanofi’s Soliqua 100/33, and the two are among the first in a new class of drugs that combine a GLP-1 agonist and long-lasting insulin.

November 22, 2016

Soliqua 100/33 combines Lantus and lixisenatide, a GLP-1 receptor agonist, in a once-daily injection.

November 21, 2016

The Contour Next One blood glucose smart meter can connect to mobile devices via Bluetooth to facilitate easier management within the Contour Diabetes app.

November 16, 2016

The American Diabetes Association is recommending patients with diabetes get a move on with some form of physical activity — beyond their routine workouts — every 30 minutes of every day.

November 16, 2016

Cardiff University in October found that smartphone apps could offer patients with Type 2 diabetes a highly effective method of self-managing their condition.

November 16, 2016

Meter manufacturers today are differentiating their offerings with an accompanying adherence app or other technologies that will help diabetes patients better navigate their disease states.