- A study showing that one in four insulin-treated patients surveyed at an urban US diabetes center were found to be cutting back on insulin use because of cost has been published.
- The survey results also reveal that cost-related insulin underuse was associated with worse glycemic control and that more than a third of patients did not discuss the insulin underuse with their clinicians.
- Of those who completed the survey, 25.5% (51) reported cost-related insulin underuse.
Eight in ten Americans say that caregiving is the “new normal” in American families.
Forty million Americans are currently caregivers—almost as many as the number of Americans holding student debt.
These caregivers are providing assistance to nearly 50 million adults receiving care. Half became caregivers in the past year.