Type 1 Diabetes Costs US Patients $2500 a Year, Even with Insurance

A new study found that out-of-pocket costs for Americans who have type 1 diabetes average $2,500 a year. And 8% of patients pay more than $5,000 out-of-pocket, perhaps due to high-deductible health insurance plans or significant medical needs. Insulin accounts for only 18% of this spending, with insulin pumps, syringes, CGMs and other supplies making up the rest. Read more

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