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Nicole Smith-Holt from Richfield, MN holds a vial with the ashes of her son Alec, who died at the age of 26 from insulin rationing, during a protest against the high price of insulin outside the offices of drug giant Sanofi in Cambridge, MA on Nov. 16, 2018.

The incredible history of insulin, a lifesaving diabetes drug that was discovered almost a century ago and is now at the center of drug pricing outrag...

How a drug that was discovered 95 years ago changed the way we treat diabetes — and why it's so expensive today.
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.
Novo Nordisk CEO Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen

Novo Nordisk got beat out on one of the first big healthcare deals of the year — here’s what the CEO is still looking for in an acquisitio...

BI PRIME: Novo CEO Lars Fruergaard Jorgensen told Business Insider that the company is still on the lookout for deals in the $2-3 billion range.

The CEO of the world’s largest diabetes drugmaker says insulin pricing will change — it will just be slower than expected

Novo Nordisk's stock was up 8% after it released its earnings that showed the company made $2.1 billion in operating profit in the second quarter of 2017.

Novo Nordisk has been accused of engaging in a ‘white coat marketing scheme’ to sell diabetes drugs

The government alleges Novo Nordisk disguised sales reps as educators to sell diabetes meds.

A drug company just struck a deal to discount the price of a lifesaving diabetes medication to $25

Novo Nordisk, said Thursday that it's partnered with CVS Caremark to provide $25 vials of insulin, roughly $100 less than the list price.

A cheaper version of the lifesaving diabetes medication just launched in the US

A pack of 5 pens of Basaglar has a list price of $316.85 — that's before any discounts, or factoring in what insurance might cover.

Some people spend as much on insulin as their mortgage — and drugmakers are taking note

Lilly is offering discounts on insulin shortly after rival Novo Nordisk said it would limit all future drug list price increases to single digit percentages.

Bernie Sanders is going after insulin makers over price hikes

On Tuesday, Bernie Sanders posted a series of tweets calling out the companies that make insulin, in particular Eli Lilly and Novo Nordisk.

One of the world’s largest insulin makers is getting clobbered after issuing a warning about its prospects

Novo Nordisk was down 14% Friday morning after the company had to slash its long-term annual profit growth in half.