A Drug Company Just Struck A Deal To Discount The Price Of A Lifesaving Diabetes Medication To $25

Published: Mar 17, 2017

Insulin prices have been rising — increases that mean some people are spending as much on monthly diabetes-related expenses as their mortgage payment.

As a result, the companies that make insulin have been under fire from the public and politicians including US Senator Bernie Sanders.

In response, one of those insulin-makers, Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk, said Thursday that it's partnered with CVS Caremark to provide $25 vials of insulin, roughly $100 less than the list price.

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