Thursday’s Daily Piece: Out of Pocket Costs for Diabetes Beyond Insulin

For persons living with diabetes, they know first hand that diabetes is expensive. Much talk and advocacy efforts around the cost of insulin driving up the overall cost of insulin is happening. Recent research letters in JAMA Internal Medicine took a deep dive into the out of pocket costs for insulin. The findings revealed out of pocket costs are high for supplies including insulin pump supplies, glucose meters and continuous glucose monitors. We must look beyond insulin alone when considering the out of pocket costs for diabetes. For more details, please click on link below.

https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/931631

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