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Affording Treatment

Diabetes care can be expensive, from daily supplies to glucose monitoring technology to medications to clinical care visits. The good news is there are a number of ways to afford treatment when living with diabetes, whether you are navigating a health insurance plan or paying out of pocket.

We bring you tips on saving money, navigating private insurance, workplace benefits, and Medicare, in addition to information about discounts on the drugs and devices that you use.

What's new

Kelly on the shocking new data just released on diabetes costs and what we can do about it. Continue Reading »

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The past few months have seen the approval of a pair of new drugs designed to treat obesity, Arena’s Belviq (see... Continue Reading »

On August 17, the FDA approved Mylan’s new generic versions of Actos (pioglitazone), a once-daily oral tablet for... Continue Reading »

In late November, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (the federal agency that administers the two public... Continue Reading »

kerri Sparling, People with diabetes

Kerri Morrone Sparling reflects on the true meaning of ‘need’ in the global diabetes community… Continue Reading »

In October 2010, Biocon, an Indian pharmaceutical company, and Pfizer partnered to develop and market biosimilar... Continue Reading »

All this talk about healthcare reform got us thinking... Continue Reading »