Will heart attacks at age 60 become as routine as diabetes at age 35? Experts answer

Heart attacks at age 60 become as routine as diabetes at age 35. With the proliferation of unhealthy lifestyle choices such as sedentary habits, unhealthy eating and smoking, heart disease is increasingly becoming the leading cause of death around the world. In addition, genetic predisposition to heart disease may also play a role. While heart … Read more

Ozempic shortage: Diabetes patients are at risk as TikTok and telehealth prescriptions drive drug demand

CNN — Telehealth and social media are playing a major role in driving demand for Ozempic, a prescription drug that treats type 2 diabetes, experts told CNN. The current drug shortage has limited access for patients with diabetes who rely on it to control their blood sugar levels. Digital health companies are making drugs like … Read more

Sanofi becomes the latest drugmaker to announce insulin price cuts capped at $35 for the privately insured

CNN — Sanofi is slashing the list price of Lantus, the most commonly prescribed insulin in the U.S., by 78% and setting a $35 monthly limit for those with private insurance, the company announced Thursday. The change takes effect on January 1. The move follows similar moves from Eli Lilly and Novo Nordisk this month. … Read more