Tag Archives: Insulin

Viewpoints: Social Media Giants Finally Get Smart, Block Dangerous Antivaccine Misinformation; Patients Needing Cheaper Insulin End Up Being Winners

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The Philadelphia Inquirer/Philly.com: Facebook, Twitter Are Blocking Dangerous Antivaccine Posts. It’s About Time  In recent weeks, Pinterest, YouTube, Facebook, and Amazon have done something previously thought unimaginable—they’ve censored potentially dangerous health information, at last addressing a problem that started in the late 1990s. …Although marginalized,… Read More »

What Will Global Insulin Use Look Like by 2030?

The amount of insulin needed to treat type 2 diabetes globally is likely to climb by more than 20% by 2030, researchers estimated from a modeling analysis. Using a microsimulation technique compiling data from 221 countries, 15.5% of people with type 2 diabetes around the world — nearly 79 million individuals — are expected to… Read More »