HuffPost readers share their stories about dealing with the rising cost of insulin and other livesaving drugs.
Almost 18% of working-age diabetics are skipping meds because of cost.
The group will start with a protest outside the Eli Lilly headquarters in Indianapolis.
If you read the news, you know that insulin has become so expensive, Type 1 diabetics are dying.
Many with diabetes, faced with tripling insulin prices, are now forced to choose between life and rent.
About three in ten adults with type 2 diabetes resist prescribed insulin.
In the second installment of our series on chronic illnesses in Syria, we explore the diabetes crisis across the war-torn
Remember this? "In medicine, a differential diagnosis is the distinguishing of a particular disease or condition from others
With insulin, syringes, blood sugar meter, and snacks in hand. I left as this person I didn't even know yet. I didn't know the severity of the condition I was now diagnosed with. The day I was diagnosed with Type One Diabetes changed me forever.
Finding out that you have diabetes is a very difficult concept to process, no matter the age. But being that I was 12 years old at the time, I feel that it inhibited my conscious effort to accept being diabetic. Looking back, I'm surprised that I'm alive today.
Regardless of the number of pregnancies experienced, a diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes can be devastating to even the most level-headed mother. Every woman experiences the impact of the news and intervention differently, but all emotions are valid and reasonable.