Valeritas Announces V-Go Â ® Received Preferred Status on OptumRx Formularies
Bridgewater, N.J., Jan. 14, 2019 (Globe Newswire) -- Valeritas Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: VLRX), a medical technology company and maker of V-Go® Wearable Insulin Delivery device, a simple, all-in-one, wearable insulin delivery option for patients with diabetes, today announced that V-Go is Preferred on the OptumRx formulary.“We are very excited that V-Go is now Preferred on OptumRx formularies,” said Valeritas CEO, John Timberlake.“V-Go helps patients simplify...This story is related to the following:Pharmaceuticals
(CNN) — Your social media could reveal a lot more about you than you think. Say, for example, whether you have a medical condition. In a new study, researchers were able to predict 21 types of medical conditions — ranging from pregnancy to skin disorders — by analyzing people’s Facebook profiles. Facebook status updates were “particularly effective at predicting diabetes and mental health conditions including anxiety, depression and psychoses,” the study found. The study will be published June 19 in PLOS One, a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal published since 2006 “Peop...
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DiabetesMine covers an array of new diabetes research presented at the American Diabetes Association's Scientific Sessions in early June 2019.
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BOSTON (CBS) — It’s that time of year: kids are heading off to camp and the American Academy of Pediatrics is updating its recommendations on how to keep kids safe during the summer. First, all campers should have a pre-camp check-up with their pediatrician to address any health issues and update immunizations, whether it’s a day camp or an overnight camp. The AAP also suggested parents communicate directly with camp administrators to discuss any special health concerns, like food safety if a child has food allergies, or how daily medications will be stored and administered for kids who have underlying he...
New Jersey’s largest health insurer has partnered with a biopharma vendor to optimize drug treatment using medical and pharmacy claims data. Horizon Healthcare Services will work with vendor Aetion to support case management strategies and develop value-based agreements with pharmas targeting specific patient populations. Aetion is in the business of providing payers and biopharma companies […]
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(Natural News) The number of people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes each year continues to increase. There can be little doubt that the standard American diet – high in junk food and sugary sodas, and low in healthier, nutritionally dense foods – has played a significant part in this increase, as has our sedentary lifestyle...