Stop the endless, baseless increases in the price of insulin diabetics need to stay alive
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The price of insulin, the drug that keeps blood sugar capped for people with diabetes, and keeps type 1 diabetics alive has tripled from 2002 - 2013. In the U.S. that means $300 per vial and most diabetics need 2-3 vials per month. The drug is 100 years old and the original discoverers sold the patent for $1 to ensure it was available to all. There is zero economic reason for the price increases, it is pure greed on the part of the 3 companies who manufacture 95% of the drug world wide; Eli Lilly of the U.S., Sanofi of France, Novo Nordisk of Denmark. Read more here; https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/18/opinion/cost-insurance-diabetes-insulin.html
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