The problem arose when Doreen Rudolph’s daughter, Nicole, turned 26 last year. The grad school student was no longer covered under her parents’ insurance.
I was stuck for many years pushing paperwork in a miserable job that I hated. Why did I stay? Because I needed insurance to afford diabetes test strips, a glucose meter, an insulin pump, all the supplies to make it infuse insulin into my body, and insulin.
Researchers say 1 in 4 people with type 1 diabetes go at least 30 days without health coverage.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 30 million Americans have diabetes – representing nearly 10 percent of our population.
When his type 1 diabetes patients can’t keep up with the high cost of insulin, Mark Schutta half-jokingly offers a radical solution: Buy an off-season ticket to France.
The US government is being urged to take action over soaring insulin prices in America.
U.S. officials need to take action to control spiking insulin prices, the American Medical Association (AMA) says.
Almost half of diabetics in America have cut back on treatment at some point due to the price of insulin hitting new heights.
Almost half of diabetics are cutting back on treatment because of costs, according to a new survey that comes as the skyrocketing price of insulin is prompting lawmakers and physicians to call for more oversight.
As rising drug prices became a hot political issue, Yvanna Cancela was looking for a way to make a difference. So early last year, the Nevada state senator introduced a transparency bill that would require drugmakers to report pricing, costs, and rebates—but only concerning diabetes medications.
According to a new study completed by the American Diabetes Association, the total cost of diagnosed diabetes for 2017 was estimated at $327 billion.
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) has issued a public policy statement that outlines long- and short-term recommendations for improving insulin affordability.