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Delaware Caps Monthly Cost of Diabetes Supplies at $35
November 7, 2022
Starting in 2023, Delaware residents will not have to pay more than $35 per month for diabetes supplies and equipment such as glucose meters, continuous glucose monitors...
Finding Your Diabetes Support Network
September 12, 2022
When you’re diagnosed with diabetes, your healthcare providers can’t answer all your questions. Meeting others with diabetes can be a great way to learn from experience...
New Law To Cap Insulin at $35
August 29, 2022
The recently passed Inflation Reduction Act includes new policies that cap the monthly cost of insulin at $35 and potentially reduce the cost of other diabetes drugs for...
WhatsApp and Professional CGM Used to Treat Diabetes in India
April 30, 2022
India is a developing country where diabetes is highly prevalent. Leading endocrinologists shared how they use the messaging service WhatsApp and Professional CGMs to...
What We Wish You Knew and Why: Open-Source DIY AID, Access, and Stigma
April 27, 2022
At the ATTD 2022 conference, diabetes advocates delivered presentations on open-source AID, access to insulin and diabetes supplies, and diabetes stigma in the #dedocº...
Project ECHO Expands Access to Diabetes Knowledge
April 4, 2022
diaTribe spoke with Dr. Nick Cuttriss, founding director of the ECHO Diabetes Action Network (EDAN), to learn how Project ECHO Diabetes and EDAN use telementoring to...
Nonprofit Civica Plans to Deliver Low-Cost Insulin
March 4, 2022
Civica, a nonprofit pharmaceutical company, announced plans to make generic insulin available for $30 per vial or $55 for five prefilled pens, regardless of insurance...
$35 Insulin Price Cap Endorsed by President Biden in State of the Union Address
March 3, 2022
US pharmaceutical companies and insulin manufacturers react to proposed legislation that would cap insulin costs and prevent significant rises in the costs of...
dStigmatize: Ending Diabetes Stigma
February 22, 2022
diaTribe is launching a new website, dStigmatize.org, to provide a comprehensive resource for understanding, reducing, and ending diabetes stigma. Reducing diabetes...
What Does Access to Diabetes Care Mean to You?
November 30, 2021
For National Diabetes Awareness and Prevention Month, we asked members of the diaTribe community what access to care means to them. You can check out all of their...
Taking the Reins on Time in Range
November 8, 2021
After joining The diaTribe Foundation earlier this year, Julie Heverly recently assumed the role of senior director of the Time in Range Coalition. Read how Julie, along...
Racial Disparities in Diabetes Technology and Care
October 11, 2021
Technologies like CGM and insulin pumps have the potential to revolutionize a person’s diabetes care and management. Unfortunately, too many people with diabetes,...
How Community Health Workers Impact Diabetes Care
September 13, 2021
Two major factors that lead to poor outcomes for people with diabetes are food insecurity and a lack of social support. Community health workers can address these issues...
How Do We Measure Successful Diabetes Care?
August 30, 2021
Quality measures are tools to evaluate the effectiveness and quality of healthcare. Measures such as A1C, blood pressure, and cholesterol are used to understand health...
Insights from the ADA Scientific Sessions – Social Determinants of Diabetes Health
August 16, 2021
Social determinants of health describe the interaction between social, economic, and environmental factors and how they can influence a person’s health. Read below for...
How to Advocate for Yourself: Making Employer-Sponsored Health Plans Work for Your Diabetes Care
April 26, 2021
The therapies, devices, and care that people with diabetes need can be expensive without adequate insurance coverage. For those with employer-sponsored health insurance...
COVID-19 Access Programs – Here to Stay or Gone Tomorrow
April 5, 2021
Have you or someone you know had trouble affording diabetes care during COVID-19? During the pandemic, healthcare companies have created programs to help people get...
Encourage Your Loved Ones to Get Screened for Diabetes!
August 30, 2021
The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has updated its recommendations, encouraging prediabetes and type 2 diabetes screening for people with excess weight or...
How Race and Ethnicity Affect Diabetes Prevalence, Management, and Complications
January 19, 2021
Black, Indigenous, Hispanic, and Asian individuals, and people of all non-white racial and ethnic groups are more likely to have diabetes and diabetes-related health...
Limitations of A1C: How Does A1C Vary by Race and Ethnicity?
December 14, 2020
Average A1C values differ between racial and ethnic groups – people of color have a higher average A1C compared to white people. This is because someone’s A1C value...