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“We’ve finally opened that door” – What Medicare negotiations will mean for people with diabetes

You may know the Inflation Reduction Act best for being the latest time an insulin price measure was NOT voted through. But supporters say there’s a lot here that will help patients save money, including those with diabetes. We talk with Sarah Kaminer Bourland, Legislative Director of Patient for Affordable Drugs Now. She explains what…

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“It was incredibly frustrating” When Another Autoimmune Condition Complicates Life with T1D

People with diabetes were encouraged to get a COVID vaccine early on when the shots were released. But what happens when you live with type 1 and another condition where the vaccine recommendation is more complicated? Molly Schreiber lives with T1D and rheumatoid arthritis. Her doctors told her to absolutely NOT get a COVID vaccine…

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(Un)Doing Diabetes Representation: What the media gets wrong (and what we can do about it)

Diabetes on TV and in movies is rarely anything close to accurate. Turns out, those media misconceptions can be real-life harmful. This week, Stacey is joined by Dr. Heather Walker, the co-author of (Un)Doing Diabetes: Representation, Disability, Culture and Dr. Phyllisa Deroze, who contributed a chapter called “Laughing to Keep From Dying: Black Americans with…