IN THE NEWS: Washington Post Writes About Why Diabetes Treatment is So Expensive

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Whether you have type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, or are trying to ward off prediabetes — there’s one thing we can all agree on: The cost of diabetes treatment is terrifying. We always wonder if treating diabetes is going to eventually break us completely.

The Washington Post has published a very in-depth article on what has been driving diabetes treatment costs up so much. There’s a wonderful section of diabetes history that discusses the three humanitarian scientists from Toronto that patented the original insulin treatment for only $3 so it could be accessible to everyone. However, now that the patent has expired, pharmaceutical companies are driving the costs of insulin vials through the roof.

Give it a read, and make sure you share this post with friends. Click here for the article.

And when you’re ready to get away from the big diabetes lie and save money on your expensive diabetes treatment, click here.

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