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New report celebrates a decade of progress in chronic diseases

By Holly Campbell  |    February 25, 2016
In the last 10 years, incredible progress has been made by the biopharmaceutical industry in the treatment of chronic diseases. With about half of all Americans, or 117 million people, living with...   Read More

Patients and researchers say “we’re fighting back” in new “From Hope to Cures” ads

By Ieva M. Augstums  |    February 8, 2016
Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at a young age, five-year-old Rhys has not let his diagnosis be his destiny. He enjoys life to the fullest, from playing sports to having treats at a friend’s...   Read More

Ask About Adherence: Q&A with Dr. Helaine Resnick on diabetes care

By Samantha Dougherty  |    December 17, 2015
Ask About Adherence is a blog series featuring Q&A’s with experts in medication adherence. In this post, we speak with Helaine E. Resnick, PhD, MPH about her recently published literature review...   Read More

Week in Review: The Latest from PhRMA

By Priscilla VanderVeer  |    August 28, 2015
Developing New Medicines:  Innovative medicines offer hope to patients and bring value to the health care system, but developing these new treatments is a rigorous, lengthy and costly process, and...   Read More

Burden on Patients: 5 Questions on Access to Diabetes Medicines in Health Exchange Plans

By Allyson Funk  |    August 27, 2015
Patients, especially those suffering from chronic conditions, deserve access to the medicines they need to live longer, healthier lives. Today, PhRMA released a new fact sheet on access to...   Read More

Medicare Monday: New Research on How Successfully Managing Diabetes Helps Patients and Part D Save

By Allyson Funk  |    June 8, 2015
An important aspect of Medicare Part D is access to affordable prescription drug coverage so that beneficiaries can get the medicines they need, take them as directed and avoid costly...   Read More

Medicare Monday: Happy Memorial Day!

By Allyson Funk  |    May 25, 2015
We wanted to take this #MedicareMonday to wish all of you a happy Memorial Day! But we didn’t want to leave you without some Medicare reading for your day by the pool or grilling on the patio, so...   Read More

Costs and Consequences of Not Treating Diabetes

By Holly Campbell  |    May 1, 2015
  Costs and Consequences is a blog series examining the health care burden of not treating diseases. Too often, the rhetoric focuses solely on the cost of medicines and disregards the adverse...   Read More

Medicare Monday: Medicare Part D Helps Reduce Spending in Parts A and B, Too

By Allyson Funk  |    April 6, 2015
Last week, we talked about how Medicare Part D helps seniors live better by facilitating access to needed medicines and helping to avoid the use of more costly medical services. What we didn’t...   Read More

Medicare Monday: Managing Diabetes Thanks to Medicare Part D

By Allyson Funk  |    February 16, 2015
Managing diabetes treatments is a big task. Medicare Part D helps patients access needed medicines, keeps costs low and helps avoid costly hospitalizations and complications.  According to Betty,...   Read More

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