Diabetes news, Walmart's own insulin, investment for Fractly

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NEWS

Tech for those with

sightloss

A charity is calling for more accessible technology

to help blind and partially sighted people better

manage their diabetes. The RNIB shared Joanna

Penn's story during Diabetes Week (14-20 June),

who says that "there's still a lot to be improved"

when it comes to sight loss and technology.

Penn, who has diabetic retinopathy, was

diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2002 when she

was 18 and was due to receive an insulin pump but

was concerned about its accessibility. "An insulin

pump can be quite fiddly to use. It may be easier

for people who still have some sight like me to use

one independently, but I think someone who is

blind could struggle with it," she said.

Dr Louise Gow, specialist lead for eye health

at the RNIB, said: "The most important thing

you can do to prevent sight loss due to diabetic

retinopathy is to go to your retinal screening

appointments and eye examinations."

Distinguishing diabetes

An animated short film based on a study by Diabetes Research

and Wellness Foundation (DRWF) discusses the importance of

diabetes classification. The video details the differences between

Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, and MODY (maturity onset diabetes

of the young). The importance of diabetes classification and the

risk of being misdiagnosed are covered - particularly among

young people with diabetes and people from black and minority

ethnic groups (BAME). The film is based on the DRWF-funded MY

DIABETES study by Dr Shivani Misra, Consultant in Metabolic

Medicine and Honorary Research Fellow at Imperial College

London. To watch the film CLICK HERE.

Walmart

launches

insulin

Walmart has launched the first-ever

private brand analogue insulin in the

United States, offering customers

significant price savings without

compromising quality. Manufactured

by Novo Nordisk, rapid-acting ReliOn

NovoLog Insulin (insulin aspart) is now

available in Walmart pharmacies and

Sam's Club pharmacies from mid-July.

Customers will need a prescription

to purchase the products. ReliOn is

Walmart'private brand, with the insulin

vials costing $72.88 and FlexPen $85.88.

These products will save customers

between 58% to 75% off branded

analogue insulin products - up to $101

per branded vial or $251 per package

of branded FlexPens. To find out more

CLICK HERE.

Investment for Fractyl for T2D

Fractyl Health has received $100m

to help further its new treatment

to minimise or eliminate the

need for Type 2 diabetes patients

to receive insulin treatment,

reports DrugDeliveryBusiness.

com. Formerly Fractyl Labs, the

company's Series F financing round

included contributions from new

investors Maverick Capital, M28

Capital and Population Health

Partners, alongside other new and

existing investors.

In April 2021 Fractyl garnered

FDA breakthrough device

designation for a procedure - Revita

DMR - designed to resurface the

upper intestine lining (duodenal

mucosa) in metabolic disease for

patients with insulin-treated Type

2 diabetes. Through the procedure,

the company aims to minimise

or eliminate the need for Type 2

diabetes patients to receive insulin

treatment.

Fractyl co-founder & CEO Dr

Harith Rajagopalan said, "We're

immensely proud of the leadership

role Fractyl has established in

creating innovative treatments to

address the root cause of metabolic

disease, with an initial focus on

Type 2 diabetes. By controlling the

body's central metabolic control

organ, the duodenum, we believe

we've discovered a novel way

to treat metabolic disease at its

source. This financing will enable

the expansion and acceleration of

our clinical development efforts

with the goal of reducing insulin

dependence for patients with Type

2 diabetes on a global scale."

Dedicated NHS Diabetes Advice helpline 0345 123 2399

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