Democrats in the Senate are primed this month to make their first attempt at salvaging one of the most popular elements of President Joe Biden’s stalled Build Back Better plan — the proposal to cap insulin costs at $35 a month.
It might not go well.
A journalist with Type 1 diabetes describes unexpectedly battling prior authorization delays as his supply of insulin dwindled.
Angela Lautner knew her thirst was unusual, even for someone directing airplanes, outside in the Memphis summer heat.
Diabetic ketoacidosis is a terrible way to die. It’s what happens when you don’t have enough insulin. Your blood sugar gets so high that your blood becomes highly acidic, your cells dehydrate, and your body stops functioning.
June 15, 2017 - Eugene, OR. Glucagon rescue kits provide an emergency injection of glucagon, a hormone that raises blood sugar, in case of life-threatening severe low blood sugar.