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Insulin costs dropping, amid concerns over high-price

Insulin costs dropping, amid concerns over high-price


MINORITY, A HATE CRIME AGAINST A RELIGIOUS ENTITY, AND A HATE CRIME AGAINST A GROUP OF PEOPLE IN PEACE.”MARK:DAYTON DISCOUNTED INSULIN PRODUCT.2 NEWS REPORTER DANA SMITH SPOKE TO DIABETICS ABOUT HOW THIS COULD AFFECT THEM… IN 2 YOUR HEALTH. DANA:THE MOVE COME AMID GROWING CONCERNS ABOUT THE THE HIGH-COSTS OF INSULIN. DIABETICS I SPOKE TO TODAY SAY THE DROP IN PRICE IS A GOOD THING. LEROY GREENIDGE/LIVING WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES:”IF I’M NOT ABLE TO AFFORD MY INSULIN, HOW AM I GOING TO TREAT MY DIABETES.”THE HIGH COST OF INSULIN FOR DIABETICS HAS BEEN A LONG-STANDING CONCERN. CLAYTON LUCKIE/LIVING WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES:”IT’S THE INSULIN, IT’S THE SUPPLIES, $137.LEROY GREENIDGE/LIVING WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES:”THAT’S GREAT NEWS ESPECIALLY FOR THE AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY. WE’RE THE HIGHEST PEOPLE WITH DIABETES SO THAT’S VERY IMPORTANT TO US.”PHARMACIST NNODUM IHEME OF ZIK’S FAMILY PHARAMCY SAYS MONTHLY INSULIN COSTS FOR DIABETICS CAN GO AS HIGH AS $400.NNODUM IHEME/OWNER, ZIK’S FAMILY RATIONING INSULIN CAN BE VERY DANGEROUS.HIGH BLOOD SUGAR CAN AFFECT SMALL THINGS LIKE YOUR ABILITY TO CONCENTRATE AND BIGGER THINGS LIKE YOUR KIDNEY’S ABILITY TO FUNCTION. NNODUM IHEME/OWNER, ZIK’S FAMILY PHARMACY:”FOR LILLY TO COME OUT WITH THE GENERIC OF THE HUMALOG, I THINK IT’S PHENOMENAL AND OTHER COMPANIES WILL FOLLOW.”CLAYTON LUCKIE/LIVING WITH TYPE 2 DANA:THERE’S NO SPECIFIC DATE AS TO WHEN THE DISCOUNTED INSULIN WILL BE AVAILABLE.ELI LILLY SAYS IT’S WORKING AS FAST AS IT CAN.DANA SMITH.

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