He was unable to afford his nearly $1,200-a-month insulin.
"For too long American patients have been paying exorbitantly high prices for prescription drugs that are made available to other countries at lower prices," Azar said in a statement on Wednesday.
Vitamin D regulates a number of genes involved in diabetes, the co-author of the study told Newsweek.
There are more smartphones on the planet than people.
Scientists were able to identify conditions using data from social media.
The nurse in East Texas told a string of lies uncovered by investigators, including a claim her daughter was diabetic.
Almost 20,000 residents of Colorado are diagnosed with diabetes every year, and 400,000 Coloradans live with the disease.
Doctors had to manually drain the blood to save his life.
Being metabolically healthy is very important, not least because it reduces our risk of developing serious health conditions.
Rates of Type-2 diabetes are expected to soar over the next 12 years.
Diabetes affects about 422 million people worldwide.
Researchers hope the drug will reduce reliance on injections and help prevent life-changing complications.
Scientists wanted to understand if coffee could be beneficial even in those whose bodies process it slowly.
"I hate the word 'cure' because it means something different to everybody," one of the researchers said. "But I think it's a major advancement.... It has simplicity."
Calcification was found in the hippocampus, a small organ which plays a key role in our brain's ability to store memories.
Scientists found that different levels of sleep could affect men and women differently.
Our mysterious microbiota could help us fight diabetes and even stay slim.
Sheep could be the perfect vessel.
A drug originally designed to treat diabetes has reversed Alzheimer's disease symptoms in lab mice.