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Pharmac scandal: NZ diabetes drugs ‘third world’ Comments 0

Monday, June 10th, 2019

An endocrinologist says New Zealand’s type 2 diabetes drugs are ‘third world’. Why won’t Pharmac fund the medicines experts want? In his early twenties Ben Tawhai was a 120kg lock, playing senior rugby for Otago. In his mid-50s he’s hooked up to a dialysis machine five hours a day, three times a week. “It’s pretty Read more