The price of insulin in the US is both outrageous and deadly to those who can't live without it. Diabetes advocate BrookeBennett shares her own struggles living with type 1 diabetes and how the astronomical cost of a life-saving drug leaves millions struggling to survive. A rallying cry for an affordable and humane livelihood for those with chronic illness.
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