10.10.2019

Multiple Perspectives on Nation's Insulin Crisis Reported in Special Issue of Evidence-Based Diabetes Management

There’s no shortage of ideas and policy proposals to lower the cost of prescription drug prices, particularly insulin, which people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) need in order to stay alive. But while conversation and debate about insulin pricing continue to drag on without a resolution, patients suffer, sometimes with deadly consequences. In the September special issue of Evidence-Based Diabetes Management™ (EBDM), called Perspectives on Insulin Pricing, young adults speak about the effect the disease has had on their health and finances, the head of JDRF discusses legislative reform, the editor-in-chief describes the consequences of rationing and researchers outline improved adherence and cost savings by switching from analogue insulin to human insulin.

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