#DiabetesAccessMatters – Share Your Story

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Tell it.Now.-2Everyone has a story to tell.

Our lives are a collection of stories. Some are silly and happy, others filled with heartbreak and sorrow, and some flow with frustration and anger. These stories may be short and sweet or long with plot twists and abrupt endings. Whether we share them or not, we have stories to tell.

For people impacted by diabetes, we have stories that resonate within our community. Stories of hypoglycemic reactions or DKA, mentors and supporters in our healthcare system, and stories of access to the technology, drugs, and care that keeps us alive.

We want the diabetes access stories, because they matter.

By we, I mean the diabetes community. Last week, diaTribe’s Adam Brown and Kelly Close gathered a group of individual advocates and diabetes advocacy organizations on a call, prompted by the recent decision by United Health Care to restrict access of insulin pumps for adult members. While…

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