When you or someone you love needs insulin and cannot afford it, the choices are scary. With the average price of insulin skyrocketing in recent years – nearly tripling between 2002 and 2013 – more and more of our family members, our friends, our neighbors and ourselves are faced with tough choices to pay for this lifesaving drug. Sign the petition to let your government officials to take action to stop the high cost of insulin. Sign the petition at: Insulin For All.
In the past three years, the type 1 diabetes community has lost at least ten men and women to insulin rationing, because they could not afford to buy enough insulin. Here are some of the names and faces of people who died from rationing insulin. Read more about them here