Young adults with Type 1 diabetes are rationing, stockpiling, and turning to the black market for the medication they need to stay alive — incredibly risky and desperate measures that could result in long-term harm or death. reports
Forced off their parents’ insurance and faced with high insulin prices, young adults with type 1 diabetes dangerously ration, stockpile, and turn to the black market for the medication they need to stay alive. via
No one should have to risk death by rationing insulin. As president, I will take on pharmaceutical companies who are forcing Americans to turn to the black market for life-saving drugs.
As insulin prices skyrocket, young Americans who age out of their parents' health insurance are often faced with impossible choices
As insulin prices skyrocket, young Americans who age out of their parents' health insurance are often faced with impossible choices
It is absurd and inexcusable that young people in the wealthiest country in the world are being forced to ration their insulin or risk dying. Time to step up and demand better from Big Pharma while fighting for Medicare for All.
I found out I had Type 1 diabetes by going into diabetic ketoacidosis & a diabetic coma 6 months after I turned 26. Up until that point, I was completely healthy, so I chose a health insurance plan that was the worst one for someone with a chronic illness.
Really powerful story about how turning 26 can be a potential death sentence for people with type 1 diabetes in America. They get kicked off their parents' insurance and landed with huge bills for insulin.
Forced off their parents’ insurance at 26 and faced with high insulin prices, young American adults with #diabetes dangerously ration, stockpile, and turn to the black market for the medication they need to stay alive.
This is the latest very well-reported piece about a problem very close to home for me
This article is everything that I, and so many other young-adult T1Ds, are afraid of. We need affordable and accessible insulin for all. via
Positively criminal. Turning 26 Is A Potential Death Sentence For People With Type 1 Diabetes In America via
Turning 26 Is A Potential Death Sentence For People With Type 1 Diabetes In America
Turning 26 Is A Potential Death Sentence For People With Type 1 Diabetes In America via
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