Some experts say hyperbaric therapy’s increased use for diabetic wounds owes more to hospitals’ pursuit of Medicare revenue than to the treatment’s proven value. The American Diabetes Association does not recommend the treatment.
Prominent patient advocacy groups, such as the American Diabetes Association, have been silent while diabetes patients championed the bill— a silence that patients and experts say stems from financial ties.
For many people with diabetes, keeping tabs on blood sugar every day is expensive, time-consuming and invasive, but researchers at MIT and Harvard are exploring a creative new approach that could one day help make things easier: biosensing tattoos.
A proposal aiming to force pharmaceutical companies to disclose how they set insulin prices has cleared its first hurdle at the Nevada Legislature. Senate Bill 265 would mandate that drugmakers annually disclose insulin list prices, manufacturing costs, research...