Ida Reighard of Butte, a registered nurse, has worked 17 years with diabetes patients and in diabetes education. The past eight years have been at St. James Healthcare, where she continues that work. She has a nursing degree from Montana State University and is married with four children. The Montana Standard asked for her perspectives on the high cost of insulin:
1. What do you see on a local level as far as the problem with insulin costs are concerned? Why do you think prices are up?