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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

If you lost health insurance due to COVID-19, you may be eligible for discounted CGM supplies that last 180 days Continue Reading »

SNAP and WIC help connect millions of individuals and families to affordable, nutritious foods. Here are how these programs are evolving Continue Reading »

States have been working furiously during the COVID-19 pandemic to limit monthly out-of-pocket expenses on insulin Continue Reading »

People using Novo Nordisk insulin who have lost health insurance coverage due to job loss during COVID-19 are eligible for free insulin for 90 days Continue Reading »

With unemployment rising, Lilly’s Insulin Value Program limits insulin prescription costs to $35 a month for people who are uninsured or who have commercial insurance Continue Reading »

diaTribe writer and editor Jim Hirsch reviews an outstanding new PBS documentary that explores and gives new voices to the diabetes epidemic in the US Continue Reading »

Make sure that you have, and are able to access, insulin during the coronavirus pandemic. Here are tips to stay prepared Continue Reading »

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