With the price tag of insulin continuing to climb in the U.S., Nick Jonas (who’s a Type 1 diabetic) announced a new initiative on Monday that will make it easier for those to obtain the life-saving medication. Nick, along with his diabetes advocacy group Beyond Type 1, launched GetInsulin.org, a new search engine tailored specifically to help those who are struggling with getting their insulin supply. Nick says he teamed up with the NAACP and Feeding America, as well as “leading diabetes organizations such as the American Diabetes Association and JDRF” to launch his new initiative. He hopes the venture will also serve as a wake-up call to the nation’s political leaders about the current health care system’s shortcomings when it comes to covering diabetics.
Everyone should be able to affordably access insulin. Today, people with diabetes in the US need to know their options so no one is left rationing the medication needed to live.
— Beyond Type 1 (@BeyondType1) October 7, 2020