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Colorado Law Caps Insulin Monthly Insulin Costs at $100 for Insured Patients

-Craig Idlebrook Yesterday, Colorado governor Jared Polis signed into law a measure that will cap total monthly insurance co-pays for insulin at $100. All insurers in the state will have to comply with the new regulation by January 1st, 2020. The measure caps out-of-pocket costs for a 30-day supply of insulin at $100 for Coloradans […]

The insulin maker also is asking European regulators for expanded Fiasp approval to treat the pediatric population.

Insulin Collage

As we prepare for our next Glu community event on March 31, it made me stop and think long and hard about what insulin actually is and does. When was the last time you were trained on the timing and duration of insulin? What do you wish you knew about the types of insulin, or […]

Ben ribbon cutting

There are so many things in the world that I would love to experience. I want to feel a rush of adrenaline when I go skydiving and a wave of excitement when my soccer team wins the championship. I want to enjoy life, and feel free of everything. Including my pump. When I was diagnosed […]

Farmers Market

Food, glorious food. I’m always excited about summertime. What’s not to love about longer days, flip flops, and awkward pump tan lines? For me, though, one of the most anticipated aspects of the season is the food. People socialize around food, celebrate around food, and therefore have to bolus for it. I once read somewhere […]


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Is This Insulin-Worthy?

Onion Rings

This question began over 38 years ago, but I didn’t even know it at the time. When I got diagnosed on July 26, 1975, a switched got turned. Before this day, I could eat whatever I wanted, and as a fifteen-year-old, I sure did. Don’t get me wrong, I can and still do eat whatever […]

Insulin shot Thinkstock

I have learned to love my job for many different reasons. The main one however, is that I can be a part of people’s diabetes journey. This may include me using such phrases as, “Excuse me, could you please lift your shirt and let me feel your belly?” “Now, how about you pull down those […]

HCT Logo

On December 2, 2013, The Type 1 Diabetes Program of The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust announced its Automated Insulin Delivery Initiative (AIDI), through which it will provide up to $30 million in grants over the next three years to accelerate the development and regulatory approval of new technologies that will automatically […]