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Travel + Diabetes

Traveling is stressful enough, now add in the fact that your pancreas doesn’t work. Levels through. The. Roof. Trust me. Only Five months after being diagnosed I traveled to Italy (hello carb heaven). 531 more words

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Minn. Lawmakers Discuss Reining In Soaring Insulin Costs

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers are considering steps they could take to rein in the soaring cost of insulin, which one couple says has become so expensive that their diabetic son could no longer afford it and died. 398 more words

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'It Is Our Life Support': Diabetics, Families Meet With Lawmakers Amid Skyrocketing Insulin Prices

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — A two-week supply of insulin for diabetic Quinn Nystrom can cost anywhere from $300 to $400 per vial.

That’s 537 percent more than it cost just 10 years ago, and there’s nothing diabetes patients like Nystrom can do about it. 191 more words

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The highs and lows

Now that you know our story of how we started this journey with Type 1 diabetes, many of you may have a story similar to what we experienced or completely different. 809 more words

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Jazzy Report: Insulin Prices Are Climbing

By 2030 about half of the worlds population of people living with diabetes won’t have access to life saving insulin. The climbing number of people who have type two diabetes is driving up the demand for insulin as well as the price.  53 more words

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