Americans with diabetes traveling to Canada for affordable insulin

Americans with diabetes traveling to Canada for affordable insulin
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Americans with diabetes traveling to Canada for affordable insulin

The price of insulin is forcing some patients with diabetes to travel to Canada in order to buy more affordable insulin. One woman said even with insurance, she’s paying more than 0 a month for the medicine she needs. Mireya Villarreal reports.

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8 Comments

  1. Rick Hawkins

    Is this still a thing, and what did you do when the boarder was closed?

  2. Sale dakata

    The day I came across Dr IGUDIA YouTube channel was the day I started living a more comfortable life again after using his herbs medication in curing my Diabetes disease

  3. Allie Bart

    Thanks for the video, I am using Freestyle Libre sensor with Ambrosia Blucon and check the glucose values on my phone directly without scanning the sensor and reader. Also, the app gives me updates with voice alerts when my glucose values go down.

  4. Privacy Valued

    You could FLY to Canada, buy two bottles of insulin, fly back, and do just slightly better than break even. "We're committed to being part of the solution," is really easy to do: Charge no more than 200% markup over the cost to produce it. Everyone else will drop their prices as well or risk losing their contracts. I've said it before and will say it again that the solution to these problems is to take all companies who want to participate in selling products to the medical industry and delist them from the stock exchanges. Doing that would solve these types of problems overnight.

  5. Milhouse

    Make America Greedy Again

    Happy Fourth of July.

    USA USA USA 🇺🇸

  6. MrSnuggleDuck04

    So happy to live in a country that lets pharmaceutical companies charge however much they want for Vital medicine. Happy 4th of July everyone

  7. Brian D

    Thank you for doing this story but somehow I can hear pharmacy investors saying that in the United States we make money and that's how the USA moves and if a few people died because our actuaries don't include them, then that's capitalism.
    Now everybody get out of my way and stop crying because I have to make some campaign donations

  8. Visteo Bman

    I thought Trump claimed he had lowered drug prices?

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