Pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly, disclosed their profit margins on Humalog for the first time ever. Possibly hoping to silence the ever growing roar of people with the same belief.. insulin cost to much. The “net price ” patients actually pay for Humalog fell by 8.1 percent to $135 a patient per month in 2018 all the way from($12) to $147 in 2014, the company said in a shareholder report released Monday. The net price is the total paid after factoring in rebates and discounts. While the net price with all the discounts offered fell, insulin’s average list price before the discounts rose 51.9 percent
Another National Month and this one is important to all of us in the diabetes world.. March is National Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month. Did you know that a lot of the time autoimmune diseases go hand in hand. Being that Type One Diabetes is an autoimmune disorder according to a study, you or someone you know with type one is 27% more likely to have a second autoimmune disorder. Have you been tested lately? This data is drawn from nearly 26,000 adults and children being treated for type 1 diabetes at 80 different endocrinology practices in the U.S. between 2010 and 2016. In the
Eli Lilly and Company has now announced as of March 4, 2019 that the company will now be coming out with an authorized generic version of Humalog, available in pharmacies at a 50% lower list price. Insulin Lispro -named after the same molecule as Humalog - will be available in vial form and pen option. List price for a single vial is $137.35 while a box of 5 KwikPens comes in at $265.20. Noted in the full Lilly article - you can read it at the link below- it is stated that regular Humalog will still be an option for those who wish.
Winter Wonderland 2019 was a complete SUCCESS! The NDA could not have done this without all of you who joined us and all the AMAZING vendors who participated in the evening. Because of the success of the evening Winter Wonderland provided it will allow us to help fund our support groups, camps, emergency medical and newly diagnosed outreach kits here in the community that so many rely on so we can provide the tools and support to keep our kids with diabetes healthy and families safe. With over 750 people in attendance. The winter decor theme with design from the Atlantis, Manzanita
The New Year is here and with it, all of our 2019 camp programs are open for registration. You can head over to www.campviews.com to completely register for every program we offer in the 2019 year. We hope you are as excited as we are and we hope that you will join us.
DID YOU KNOW? The Nevada Diabetes Association has an Emergency Medical Program to help you. Run out of diabetes medications? Do you need assistance? We can help! The Nevada Diabetes Association has an emergency medical and prescription program that allows a one month supply of diabetes testing supplies and medication to those in crisis situations. You will need to provide: A current and valid prescription Provider Information Personal Medical Information Medical Insurance Information (if applicable) Reason for assistance *Please note, this is a ONE TIME solution and not an ongoing assistance program.* For assistance, please call 775-856-3839