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23andMe can now tell you your risk of developing diabetes, based on your DNA. Here’s what doctors want you to know.

The report uses your genetics and other information about you to figure out how likely you are to develop Type 2 diabetes.
Laura Marston holds up a vial of Humalog, a type of insulin she takes for type 1 diabetes at her home in Washington, DC September 27, 2016. When she was first diagnosed at 14, the list price for the drug was $21 per vial.

A drugmaker just slashed the price of its life-saving medication by 50%, but people are worried the $137 price tag is still unaffordable

The lower insulin price might still be unaffordable for many people with diabetes, especially those who pay the full price for the drug.
A Type 1 diabetes patient holds up bottles of insulin including Humalog. Lilly is now offering its insulin as an authorized generic at half the list price of the branded version.

A drugmaker just released a half-price version of a life-saving diabetes medication in a bet that a lower price tag will help it escape the political ...

Eli Lilly plans to make a generic version of its life-saving diabetes medication Humalog and sell it for half the price of the branded drug.
Andrew B., who has Type 1 diabetes, has seen his prices for insulin vary drastically over the past year.

No one could explain why this college student saw the price of his life-saving diabetes medication jump 150%, and it reveals a key problem with the US...

Business Insider spoke with one family who saw its insulin costs increase drastically over 2018, jumping more than 150% in 10 months.

Anti-vaxxing, diabetes, and air pollution are among the biggest global health threats of 2019

The World Health Organization lists the top threats to global health in 2019. Among them are vaccine hesitation, poor health care, and climate change.

A Silicon Valley startup that pioneered a new way to fight diabetes is tackling depression after its CEO noticed a disturbing trend

Omada Health told Business Insider it's expanding beyond treating diseases like diabetes and high cholesterol, and is now tackling depression and anxiety.

Smoking hookah could put people at a ‘significantly higher’ risk of diabetes and obesity

One session of hookah smoking can be just as dangerous as finishing a pack of cigarettes, according to a new study of more than 9,000 people.
Amber Hampshire.

The mom of a 14-year-old who died from diabetes complications turned herself into the police, who are accusing her of hiding her daughter’s diag...

Amber Hampshire of Alton, Illinois, on Thursday was charged with involuntary manslaughter and endangering the life or health of a child.
Certain health screenings are recommended for young people.

7 health tests all people in their 20s need to get

Some health tests are recommended for people in their 20s, including those that check for high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and cervical cancer.
Exercise can play a role in reversing prediabetes.

7 ways you can prevent prediabetes from becoming type 2 diabetes

Prediabetes can easily become type 2 diabetes. Fortunately, it can be reversed. Here are ways to stop prediabetes from becoming diabetes.