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Are the drug companies hiding a cure?

Dr. Bill Quick Health Pro June 06, 2007
  • A while back, I received the following e-mail: I was looking at different websites trying to find information on cures for Type 1 diabetes. Being a diabetic for 28 out of my 30 years of existance I'm often hopeful for news reports that come out stating that "break throughs" in diabetic care/cu...

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  • Anonymous
    Anonymous
    Dec. 28, 2008

    Supposedly once an insulin vial is opened, it is only good for 30 days and should be discarded.  I have thrown away more than 100 vials of half used insulin, because my child only uses half of it by the 30th day.  We pay full price.  Why don't they make a child sized vial and price it accordingly?  Because the pharmaceutical company would...

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    Supposedly once an insulin vial is opened, it is only good for 30 days and should be discarded.  I have thrown away more than 100 vials of half used insulin, because my child only uses half of it by the 30th day.  We pay full price.  Why don't they make a child sized vial and price it accordingly?  Because the pharmaceutical company would lose millions of dollars a month. (approximately 250 million or more; a quarter of a billion dollars a month). 

  • Anonymous
    Cori Heron
    Sep. 14, 2007
    According to recent studies, being vitamin D depleted during pregnancy (<30ng/ml) increases the chances your child will have Type I diabetes.  

    There is also some evidence that Vitamin D3 supplementation can help with both types in sufferers.

    vitamindcouncil.org