Doctors, Do You Have Diabetes Patients Struggling to Afford Their Insulin? Share This Helpful ADA Resource

Insulin for people with diabetesRecent research published in JAMA Internal Medicine shows that one in four patients with Type 1 or 2 diabetes have skimped on insulin due to high cost. The American Diabetes Association offers a helpful new resource that helps patients investigate affordable solutions.

The site, insulinhelp.org, provides patients with the phone numbers of patient assistance programs at three major insulin manufacturers and a short list of information they should gather before they call.

For general patient resources on diabetes, check the ADA’s main site