Welcome to Novo Nordisk in the United States

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    An update on our efforts to help those in need…

    18 September 2017

    As we continue to see more and more unimaginable images from the largest US natural disaster ever, our hearts ache for everyone affected by the recent hurricanes in Texas, Louisiana, Florida, and the Caribbean. 

    While all of our employees in these areas are safe and accounted for, many experienced catastrophic flooding, home and property damage and related hardships. Many are still struggling with power and transportation issues and assessing the effect on their local communities, including our customers and partners, and the patients they serve. 

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    When you can’t take a day off from diabetes

    15 September 2017

    Scott Ross is an attorney and founding member of Novo Nordisk’s resource group for employees living with diabetes. Here Scott opens up about the everyday challenges of managing diabetes at work. He shares how his healthy lifestyle, strong resolve, and diabetes-friendly workplace have helped him rise above those challenges, and expresses his wish for all people with diabetes to have access to similar support and resources.

     
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    Why does your weight matter?

    30 August 2017

    The Your Weight Matters convention (August 10-13), the largest national meeting dedicated to providing evidence-based strategies for individuals impacted by excess weight and obesity, saw more than 600 patients and advocates for obesity care come together in New Orleans.

    In this blog, obesity advocate Patricia Nece, JD, shares her personal experience of living with obesity, discusses her role as a Novo Nordisk patient ambassador, and urges you to help change the way the world sees and treats this chronic, progressive disease.

     
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    Our Hearts are with Houston

    29 August 2017

    The devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey in Houston hits close to home for us at Novo Nordisk. Houston is the first city where we established our Cities Changing Diabetes Program in the U.S. and where we currently employ people who dedicate each of their days to bringing change to diabetes patients. These employees, and the patients we serve, may currently be displaced from their homes as a result of the damage and ensuring their safety as well as assisting the many individuals in need in the Houston area is mission critical.

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    Why “showing up as yourself to work” makes sense all around

    13 July 2017

    Bobby Cipolla, a patient relationship manager at Novo Nordisk, helped create a community among lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and questioning (LGBTQ) employees at Novo Nordisk.

    In this post, Bobby shares how and why starting employee groups that celebrate diversity and inclusion can benefit both the business and society.

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    Perspectives from Todd Hobbs, MD

    07 June 2017

    Our Chief Medical Officer has diabetes and a child with diabetes. 

    We talk with Todd Hobbs, vice president and chief medical officer for Novo Nordisk in North America. Todd brings a unique perspective to his job title – he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes nearly 30 years ago and one of his sons has been a type 1 since the age of 5.

    In this first of a series of posts with Dr. Hobbs, he digs into what he believes innovation in diabetes means. 

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    Our perspectives on pricing and affordability

    30 November 2016

    We hear from more and more people living with diabetes about the challenges they face affording healthcare, including the medicines we make. We take this issue seriously and have been thinking about what we can do to better support patients. This has become a responsibility that needs to be shared among all those involved in healthcare and we’re going to do our part. 

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