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Prescription program aims to lower insulin costs for Connecticut residents

Certain forms of Novo Nordisk insulin will be available at 50% less than the retail cost.

FDA gives fast track designation to test Jardiance for heart attack...

Test trial results are expected by 2023.

CT Senate passes all four House bills; Lamont expected to sign...

The most contentious of the bills – centered on police accountability – passed the Senate by a 21-15 margin after some 10 hours of debate.

CT House passes absentee ballot, telehealth, diabetes and, ultimately, police accountability...

While three of the bills were overwhelmingly approved, the fourth -- which includes a provision allowing civil lawsuits to be filed against police officers and municipalities in certain circumstances -- only passed at 9 a.m. today after much debate.

Danbury’s IQVIA teams with JDRF on diabetes research project

Roughly 40% of people with adult-onset type 1 diabetes may be initially misdiagnosed.

Absentee ballots, police accountability on agenda for CT special session

In addition, Lamont’s emergency powers and the executive orders he issued under those powers during the COVID-19 crisis are scheduled to expire on Sept. 9, meaning that the General Assembly must decide on the absentee ballot and extension of telehealth coverage questions by then.

FDA accepts new diabetes drug application from Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli...

About 30 million Americans have diabetes with more than 7 million undiagnosed.

Fighting diabetes is serious business for NYMC’s new dean

Dr. Jerry L. Nadler, a renowned diabetes expert and leading researcher into the causes and treatment of the disease, is NYMC’s new dean of the School of Medicine.

Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly team for new heart-failure drug trials

This new endeavor consists of two Phase III randomized, double-blind trials.

Boehringer Ingelheim begins next phase of liver disease study

The new study will seek to establish proof of clinical principle, determine suitable dosing and evaluate product safety.

MannKind regains marketing rights to inhaled insulin

The drug went on sale in early 2015, but original and current marketer Sanofi had difficulty in marketing it effectively.

WCHN study points to something fish-y to help prevent heart disease...

Three-hospital network studies cardiovascular-diabetes link.

Almost 10 percent of Connecticut residents diabetic

Many are unaware they have the malady.

Newman’s Own gives $50,000 for diabetes care at Bridgeport Hospital

The Westport-based Newman’s Own Foundation has donated $50,000 to the Bridgeport Hospital Foundation to support the expansion of diabetes and endocrinology services.

Biodel lands NIH grant

The National Institutes of Health awarded Biodel Inc. a $600,000 grant to develop formulations for use in an artificial pancreas.