The rising cost of diabetes medications has been a hot topic in the news lately. An equally disturbing factor in this trend is the lack of adequate insurance coverage for these very needed medications.
A recent article in US News describes ways to save money on your diabetes meds.
It can be scary to think about how much you need to rely on those medications for your health. For some patients, it’s a life-or-death scenario. “The pharmaceutical companies are working with a captive audience,” says certified diabetes educator PJ Pugh, program director of the Chronic Disease Management Program at Baylor Community Care Clinics in Dallas. “If you have Type 1 diabetes, you can’t go without insulin.”