Having Healthcare Cost Conversations to Improve Patient Outcomes: A Practical Guide

This content originally appeared on Beyond Type 1. Republished with permission. Beyond Type 1’s 2021 advocacy survey further confirmed findings from other studies that have shown that cost of care is a frequent barrier for the diabetes community. In the survey, a majority of respondents (56%) ranked access to affordable insulin and diabetes drugs as their most important access […]

Proposed Rule Would Increase Out-of-Pocket Costs for Medications

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Karena Yan Under the rule, people in the United States using prescription discount coupons would have to spend more money in order to meet their deductibles In January, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a proposed rule that would no longer require health plans to count […]

World Diabetes Day 2019: The Most Important Issues We Face

Today is World Diabetes Day. What are the most important issues that you face as a person with diabetes? See what the online diabetes community had to say. Source: diabetesdaily.com

Can Continuous Glucose Monitors Help Change How We All Eat?

If you share with someone results from a study indicating that even “healthy” people often eat foods that cause harmful blood sugar spikes, they may believe you and understand the underlying reasons. However, they may be much more likely to act on this knowledge if they wear a device that shows them in real time […]