Skip to main content

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

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 »

Seattle will use its soda tax revenues to provide $800 supermarket vouchers to families in need Continue Reading »

The program is predicted to save older Americans hundreds of dollars per year Continue Reading »

Under the rule, people using prescription discount coupons would have to spend more money in order to meet their deductibles Continue Reading »

Cigna health insurance will now cover the 90-day implantable Eversense CGM for people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes who take insulin Continue Reading »

Learn how to navigate different health insurance options after you age out of your parent’s insurance plan. Plus, what to consider that is specific to managing diabetes Continue Reading »

Pages