THE REAL STATE OF THE UNION: Connecticut Patient: ‘Diabetes Doesn’t Care If You Can Afford It Or Not’
February 5, 2019
Take a break from Trump and hear from regular Americans about the real state of our Union. Watch a student with diabetes talk about the struggle to get by because Trump has done nothing to actually lower prescription drug costs.
“In the last 20 years, insulin has raised from about $21 per bottle to $255 per bottle, and I use about that much in about a week and a half. And with the Affordable Care Act, I’m not charged any more because I need this to live… Diabetes doesn’t care if you can afford it or not.” – Washington student with a pre-existing condition