You should keep this in mind the next time a doctor recommends a newer, more costly diabetes treatment including oral meds and even new insulin analogues.
A study estimates drug companies pay doctors $57 billion a year in fees and services, causing some to worry that decisions on prescription are being unduly influenced. Wyatt Andrews reports.
U.S. Senator Grassley (R-IA) is investigating this issue ... he wants any payment to doctors above $500 to be available on a public web site.