Diabetes Advocacy


Public Advocacy The Public Advocacy sub-category is intended for conversations about social and political advocacy for people with diabetes. This includes lobbying for better Medicare coverage of diabetes-related medications and supplies, working against diabetes-related stigma and discrimination, encouraging FDA and other regulatory organizations to fast-track diabetes-related decisions, and more. Self Advocacy The Self Advocacy sub-category is intended for topics like: talking with your doctor, finding good health care providers, advocating to get our diabetes-related needs and rights respected at school and work, communicating with insurance companies to get our medical needs covered, and how to talk with friends and family members about our diabetes.
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About the Diabetes Advocacy category 1 April 14, 2015
Stock up on Insulin before the Coronavirus comes here 7 February 26, 2020
New guidance from the US Treasury opens door to high deductible exemptions for diabetes care 5 July 19, 2019
Post insulin price memes here 25 January 24, 2020
Time in range standard is not set in stone 48 November 28, 2019
November is here! You all know what that means, National Diabetes Awareness Month 4 November 2, 2019
Diabetes and the workplace 18 October 4, 2019
Is health care really more affordable in the US compared to Canada? 24 September 3, 2019
Medicare's quarterly visit requirement, a help or a nuisance? 9 August 22, 2019
People with diabetes forgoing basic needs in order to survive according to new studies 1 August 20, 2019
Trump administration issues plan to allow imports of cheaper prescription drugs 11 August 12, 2019
New Senate bill would speed up availability of generic insulin in the U.S 11 August 2, 2019
I posted a sign outside #insulinforall 8 July 15, 2019
2018 T1International Out-of-Pocket Cost Survey 4 July 14, 2019
Desperate Measures: the Skyrocketing Price of Insulin in America 40 July 14, 2019
CNBC Pharma Rebate explanation 4 July 14, 2019
White House requires Big Pharma to list drug prices on TV ads 28 July 14, 2019
Canada sells same insulin for 90% off 80 May 20, 2019
CVS will enforce 3x/day Medicare test strip limit 36 May 17, 2019
Woman’s insulin confiscated by airport security 31 May 8, 2019
Goldman Sachs warns biotech clients that curing patients may not be ‘sustainable’ 2 May 3, 2019
Lowering Cost and Increasing Access to Drugs Without Jeopardizing Innovation 5 April 26, 2019
House Members Riled Over Insulin Prices 70 April 21, 2019
Does a diabetes advocasy organization without pharma funding or ties to the medical establishment exist? 14 April 19, 2019
I want to get involved with advocacy, where do I start? 18 April 19, 2019
Heart Disease and Diabetes 11 April 17, 2019
Insulin manufacturers and PBMS testify before Congress 17 April 15, 2019
Not sure where to turn 11 April 15, 2019
Sanofi Responds to HIGH List Pricing furor 4 April 12, 2019
JDRF Board Appoints Aaron J. Kowalski, Ph.D. as New President & CEO 2 April 10, 2019