Wednesday, 23 January 2019
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Category Archives: life insurance for diabetics

Price of insulin more than doubled over five years – CBS News
23 Jan
2:08

Price of insulin more than doubled over five years – CBS News

The cost of insulin for Type 1 diabetics has almost doubled over a five-year period, highlighting the financial strain that many diabetics face when paying for treatment. Type 1 diabetics spent about $5,700 a year on the life-saving drug in 2016, up from about $2,900 in 2012, according to a […]

Woman says her son couldn’t afford his insulin… now he’s dead – WEAR
22 Jan
2:19

Woman says her son couldn’t afford his insulin… now he’s dead – WEAR

Woman says her son couldn’t afford his insulin… now he’s dead NEW YORK (CBS/CBS Newspath) —  When Nicole Smith-Holt’s 26-year-old son died, he had just moved out of his parents’ home and was starting a life of his own. “The hardest part is every time I tell the story, it’s […]

Minnesota family shares their story of how son died while rationing… – The Dickinson Press
22 Jan
2:38

Minnesota family shares their story of how son died while rationing… – The Dickinson Press

His mother, Nicole Smith-Holt, worried too. He called her when he decided to go to a health clinic near Minneapolis. He said, “Seriously, Mom, I think something is really wrong with me.” The diagnosis was surprising: Type 1 diabetes. Alec’s blood sugar levels were nearly twice the healthy limit. His […]

The Perfect Holiday Gift Guide for People with Diabetes – A Sweet Life
21 Jan
2:52

The Perfect Holiday Gift Guide for People with Diabetes – A Sweet Life

Sponsored by Diathrive From practical and useful everyday gifts to more luxurious items, there’s something for everyone in our 2018 holiday gift guide for people with diabetes. For starters, how about giving the gift of wellness with Diathrive’s affordable testing supply subscriptions? Diathrive provides high-quality, FDA-approved supplies with transparent pricing, free home […]

Front-loaded to a Fault? – Sleep Review
21 Jan
3:01

Front-loaded to a Fault? – Sleep Review

Obstructive sleep apnea is a chronic condition, yet many clinicians and patients focus on the first 90 days. Some stakeholders envision years-long followup that considers the dynamic nature of the sleep disorder. By Sree Roy The vast majority of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) cases require a lifetime of management to […]

Life with Diabetes at Different Income Levels – Borgen Project
20 Jan
3:21

Life with Diabetes at Different Income Levels – Borgen Project

SEATTLE — Type 1 diabetes can be challenging to live with. The pancreas produces little or no insulin, so the diabetic’s life becomes dependent upon access to insulin injections. In addition, insulin must be balanced with food consumption, so the diabetic also needs to have a blood sugar monitor, blood […]

New Therapy Could Reverse Type 1 Diabetes In Humans And Dogs – Forbes Now
20 Jan
3:41

New Therapy Could Reverse Type 1 Diabetes In Humans And Dogs – Forbes Now

Researchers at Purdue University and Indiana University School of Medicine (IU) are working with man’s best friend to cure one of his most insidious diseases. The scientists say a new therapy shows promise for long-term reversal of Type 1 diabetes in both humans and dogs. Kelly Prinkey-Krupinski, 48, with her […]

Before, after, and during a winter storm: What you need to know – WFMJ
19 Jan
3:51

Before, after, and during a winter storm: What you need to know – WFMJ

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Winter storms can bring extreme cold, freezing rain, ice, snow, high winds, or a combination of all of these conditions. There are things you and your family should know before, during and after a winter storm. American Red Cross Disaster Program Specialist Kristen Gallagher shared some of […]

Minnesota family shares their story of how son died while rationing… – Daily Republic
19 Jan
4:08

Minnesota family shares their story of how son died while rationing… – Daily Republic

His mother, Nicole Smith-Holt, worried too. He called her when he decided to go to a health clinic near Minneapolis. He said, “Seriously, Mom, I think something is really wrong with me.” The diagnosis was surprising: Type 1 diabetes. Alec’s blood sugar levels were nearly twice the healthy limit. His […]

KAKE NEWS INVESTIGATES: Prescription pricing…who’s to blame? – KAKE
18 Jan
4:20

KAKE NEWS INVESTIGATES: Prescription pricing…who’s to blame? – KAKE

WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) – National headlines tell the story of the state of prescription drug costs. This is especially true for diabetics who face some of the highest drug costs in the nation. Some ration, some trade,  and many don’t take their life saving insulin at all. “It’s a huge […]