Tag Archives: Diabetes

Thank you, Jardiance: Diabetes drug sales ease Boehringer’s patent-loss pain

As sales of its blockbuster asthma and COPD drug Spiriva flagged in 2018, Boehringer Ingelheim needed a boost from its other products. Turns out diabetes was the key. The German drugmaker reported an impressive 52.5% increase in sales from its partnership with Eli Lilly on the Jardiance family of SGLT2 diabetes drugs, including Synjardi and… Read More »

Harvard symposium to tackle increasing diabetes among refugees

With diabetes rapidly spreading around the globe, its prevalence among refugees and others fleeing war and natural disaster has also risen. But awareness of diabetes as a medical issue humanitarian workers should be ready to deal with has lagged. That can lead to poor blood-sugar control among migrating diabetics and an unprepared medical system receiving… Read More »