Diabetes on the Rise for Young People

Published on: January 12, 2023.

A new study projects an increase in diabetes among people under 20. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a press release on the findings, stating the importance of addressing chronic conditions and advancing health equity. Many people with diabetes cannot afford their insulin. Over 1.3 million Americans have rationed insulin in the past year due to its high cost. Beginning this month, the cost of insulin is capped at $35 for those covered under Medicare.


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