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Love/Hate Relationship with #Insulin

The cost of insulin has been grossly inflated. The government is doing nothing to control or even reprimand the companies artificially inflating their prices. So what can we do about it? Houston, we have a problem. The New York Times … Continue reading

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@fatjoe Knows Why #Diabetes Ain’t #Cheap

Diabetes is an alarmingly expensive disease. Add-up the cost of healthy food, designer medications, and the test strips, sensors, and rising cost of insulin and the register’s gonna blow. Yes, insulin is one of those life-necessary medications that continues to rise, … Continue reading

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What’s the Problem Covering #CGM @Medicare?

If you’re a person with Type 1 diabetes, who’d argue the necessity of a CGM for you? Those who don’t know, of course. The benefit of a continuous glucose monitor enables the tracking of glucose trends: is my bG falling? … Continue reading

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@AlliesVoice Has an #Fix for Expensive #Insulin

Now that most of us are on an “Obamacare” plan, wellness is theoretically available to all who need it. Right? People who rely on insulin have invariably seen a spike in their copays. Insulin available in the US is made … Continue reading

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