Illinois Law Caps Insulin Patient Costs at $100 Monthly Illinois Law Caps Insulin Patient Costs at $100 Monthly

On Friday, the governor of Illinois signed a law capping monthly insulin costs at $100 for people covered by state-regulated commercial health insurance plans.Associated Press
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Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
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AbstractInsulin was discovered by Banting and Best in 1921, and was subsequently applied for the treatment of diabetes. Porcine or bovine insulin purified from their pancreas had been used clinically for more than 50 years until the development of the methods to produce recombinant human insulin by genetical engineering techniques. The Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT) (1) and our Kumamoto Study (2) provided the evidences that better glycemic control could be obtained by intensive insulin therapy consisted of the supplementation of both basal and postprandial insulin, which in turn resulted in the prevention ...
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