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DIABETES

Big Pharma Twists Arms To Keep Insulin Prices High

Josh Wilkerson could not afford his insulin on the high-deductible health plan offered by his employer. He died at 27 after switching to over-the-counter insulin. August 14, 2020 FairWarning – Tennessee state Rep. Jason Hodges wanted to do something about the soaring cost of insulin. He learned that in the United States, the average list price for insulin tripled from 2002 to 2013 and then doubled from 2012 to 2016, forcing some diabetics to spend as...

Diabetics At Risk Due To One Critical Shortage

“We’re all supposed to be staying at home, and I’m out going to 10 different stores.” – Caroline Gregory, diabetes patient As the country disinfects, diabetes patients can’t find this one thing Lauren Weber April 3, 2020 Kaiser Health News – While the masses hunt for toilet paper, Caroline Gregory and other people with diabetes are on a different mission: scouring stores for the rubbing alcohol or alcohol swabs needed to manage their disease. Gregory stopped in Carlie C’s...
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