Tag Archives: PATIENTS

Is Insulin’s High Cost Keeping Diabetes Patients From Taking Their Medicine? – Kaiser Health News

“One out of 4 diabetes patients in our country cannot afford their insulin.” Kamala Harris on Monday, April 22, 2019, in a CNN town hall event High prescription drug prices are fast becoming a leading political topic, with medications like insulin emerging as a poster child for the issue. Nearly doubling in price from 2012… Read More »

Good News: Opioid Prescribing Fell. The Bad? Pain Patients Suffer, Doctors Say.

Three years ago this month, as alarms about the over-prescription of opioid painkillers were sounding across the country, the federal government issued course-correcting guidelines for primary care doctors. Prescriptions have fallen notably since then, and the Trump administration is pushing for them to drop by another third by 2021. But in a letter to be… Read More »