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How Do You Reduce The Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes?

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Take Steps To Prevent Type2diabetes

Diabetes (dy-ah-BEE-teez) is a leading cause of disability and death in the United States. Diabetes increases the risk of serious health problems like: The good news is that you can do a lot to prevent or delay getting type 2 diabetes, including: Next section Types of Diabetes 1 of 9 sections Diabetes means you have glucose (sugar) levels in your blood that are higher than usual. Your body depends on glucose for energy. When you eat, most of the food turns into glucose. Your blood carries the glucose to other parts of your body. When you have diabetes, your body has trouble turning glucose into energy. Instead of being used by your body, the glucose builds up in your blood and your body is starved of energy. Diabetes is a chronic (long-term) condition. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes. People who are overweight are more likely to get type2diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is caused by a problem with the immune system (the system that helps fight infection). Right now, theres no way to prevent type 1 diabetes. Gestational (jes-TAY-shon-al) diabetes is a type of diabetes that some women develop during pregnancy. Gestational diabetes increases the risk of health problems f Continue reading >>

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  1. candlesflame

    CVS Drops Lantus and Replaces it with a Biologic Insulin
    CVS Health has decided to change its formularyCVS Health logo for 2017 and stop covering Sanofi’s Lantus and Toujeo insulin in an effort to fight back against the high cost of the medications and will be replacing Lantus coverage with Eli Lilly’s follow-on biologic insulin Basaglar.
    Ok does anyone here take Biologic Insulin Basglar as its what i will have to change to as in 2017 i can not get my Lantus solo star pen at CVS...would love to hear the good the bad the ugly about this insulin....my other option would be Levemir ???? HELP please any info i saw the web page for Basaglar and it said it was for Drs only...akkkkkkk

  2. msdorenas

    I get my Lantus from CVS but it's through my United Health care coverage. They will still carry it right?

  3. candlesflame

    you need to contact your local CVS acording to the Bloomberg Article and the Newscast CVS now checks every month to see what the wholesale prices of the drugs they carry for 2016 they found the lantus to be overinflated prices like the epi pen and they will drop 35 different cancer meds and Lantus from their shelfs in 2017 its not so much who your health care provider is as who is your pharmacy and will they supply and fill that rx in 2017 the articles i am reading say they will replace Lantus with Biologic Insulin
    CVS Drops Lantus and Replaces it with a Biologic Insulin BASAGLAR i need to get my new dr in 2017 to switch me to Basaglar
    CVS Health has decided to change its formulary for 2017 and stop covering Sanofi’s Lantus and Toujeo insulin in an effort to fight back against the high cost of the medications and will be replacing Lantus coverage with Eli Lilly’s follow-on biologic insulin Basaglar.

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