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A big deal or Pandora’s box?

Yesterday per a Tandem press release: “Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNDM), a leading insulin delivery and diabetes technology company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has classified the t:slim X2™ insulin pump as the first … Continue reading

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Our wacky world in a nutshell

Before we get started today a Happy Valentine’s Day to one and all. Valentine’s Day may be a Hallmark holiday but there’s nothing wrong with spreading the love. Ok now onto business as this morning AstraZeneca reported results. The actual … Continue reading

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Where’s the love?

Tomorrow being Valentine’s Day a uniquely Hallmark holiday we thought it would be a good idea to extend some love to those companies in our wacky world who could use a hug. No company needs a hug more than our … Continue reading

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A Small Fortune or Matzo Ball Soup

There is a wise sage who says the best way to accumulate a small fortune is to start with a big one. Nowhere is this truer than in our wacky world particularly when it comes to all the toys in … Continue reading

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Fading away

One of the advantages of being on the West Coast isn’t just the sunshine and warm temperatures. A major advantage is we now have a great excuse for not listening to those early morning earnings calls. Listen it was bad … Continue reading

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Hey how about a product announcement?

It’s common in this wacky world of ours that when a company is out raising money, they will issue press releases for every conceivable event. It’s also quite common that many of these “events” are completely meaningless and are merely … Continue reading

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And they want to do this why?

This morning Lilly reported full year results while BD reported yesterday. When it comes to diabetes both companies are performing very well. Which makes one wonder why both companies want to venture outside their core competency and enter the insulin … Continue reading

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The business model does matter!

Listen we know it’s not popular to discuss such mundane things like having a business model which ultimately allows a company to make money. Nor is it popular to discuss such mundane items such as having a management team that … Continue reading

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A New World?

Before we cover the results released by Novo Nordisk this morning a few words on the President’s proposal to end the rebate game. The proposal would ban rebates paid by drug companies to PBM’s in government plans such as Medicare. … Continue reading

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What happens after?

Last week we noted that the insulin companies were about to come under attack over the high cost of insulin issue. Well the assault began yesterday with Congressional hearings. Per a report posted on FirstWord Pharma; “Two US House Democrats … Continue reading

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