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In recent times, there has been an increase in the price of medication for diabetes. Insulin, specifically has seen a tremendous rise in cost, to the point where people have to ration their insulin because they cannot afford to buy any more. This can lead to devastatin...

September 2, 2020

In October 2019 I lost my job at Universal Studios where I’d worked for 20 years.  When I lost my job, I also lost my health insurance, which was my lifeline. 

I have Type 1 Diabetes.  Without health insurance I have to pay out of pocket to see my endocrinologist t...

September 2, 2020

My ex-husband, Bob, and I were married for 10 years.  Together we celebrated the births of our four beautiful children and mourned the heartbreaking loss of one of our sweet babies.  We made our family home in Miami, Florida.  Despite our love for each other and our ch...

Diabetes is a chronic metabolic condition that impacts the way in which the body processes glucose in the blood. Insulin, the hormone that lowers blood glucose, is either not made at all by the body (type 1 diabetes) or not regulated appropriately (type 2 diabetes).

The...

September 2, 2020

In our health system, finding affordable, comprehensive coverage is only half the battle. Once you have insurance, the hard work of finding a physician and actually receiving care begins. Unfortunately, many Floridians enrolled in Medicaid are experiencing how hard thi...

August 31, 2020

I’m a disabled, single mom with three children.  My 23-year-old son is disabled, like me.  He suffers from lower back disease and sleep apnea, among other illnesses.  He’s not able to work because of his lower back disease which, unfortunately means he does not have ac...

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