Insulin Appears To Be Unaffordable

by Chris

 

Tons of stories out there like these:

Americans are dying because they can’t afford insulin

Living with Type 1 Diabetes When You Can’t Afford Insulin

Jun 22, 2017 – Some doctors are uncomfortable discussing costs with patients; many patients are embarrassed to admit they can’t afford medication, and …
Dec 4, 2018 – Study finds 1 in 4 patients can’t afford insulin. Results highlight urgent need to address affordability. It’s widely known at this point that patients …
Dec 9, 2018 – People who need insulin for their type 1 or type 2 diabetes are skimping … said they skipped required doses because they could not afford the medication. …. Between buying food and medicine paying bills I can’t hardly afford …

Seems to be a problem for many people…

…but it sounds like their problem could be, in some (many?) cases bad information from the MD, a SAD diet that’s otherwise controllable, or both.

 

 

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