Novo Nordisk will offer free, one-time supply of insulin to people in immediate need and at risk of rationing the medication.

Sanofi is ending diabetes and cardiovascular (DCV) research efforts as part of a revamp to narrow the number of the company’s business units in the hope of bolstering growth and profit.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved an expanded indication for Sanofi’s Toujeo (insulin glargine injection) for blood sugar control in adult and pediatric patients who are ages 6 years and older. The expanded indication approved by the FDA applies to both type 1 and 2 diabetes. Previously, Toujeo was U.S.-approved only for adults aged 18 years and older.

Recently published research in the journal Nature Genetics found significant insight into this question: Why does a patient with an autoimmune disease become a type 1 diabetic rather than have rheumatoid arthritis?

Eli Lilly will add 100 jobs to the company’s manufacturing facilities at the Lilly Technology Center campus in Indianapolis.

Independent experts on an FDA advisory panel voted against the use of an already approved drug from Eli Lilly and Boehringer Ingelheim as an add-on to insulin therapy for type 1 diabetes.

Danish drugmaker Novo Nordisk is aiming for a big slice of the multibillion-dollar diabetes market with a new pill approved by U.S. authorities that caters for patients with an aversion to needles.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Novo Nordisk’s Rybelsus (semaglutide) tablets 7 mg or 14 mg for adults with type 2 diabetes that along with diet and exercise may improve blood sugar.

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc. said France’s Sanofi SA will pay the Texas-based drugmaker $260 million for the termination of their partnership to develop the diabetes drug Zynquista.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Xeris Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s glucagon pen Gvoke, which aims to treat severely low sugar levels in diabetes patients.