Rising Insulin Prices Push Woman to Buy Medicine on Craigslist

Insulin prices have tripled in recent years, forcing families to make drastic choices when purchasing the lifesaving medication, including one local woman who has resorted to purchasing insulin on Craigslist.

A recent study from Yale University found 1 in 4 patients admitted to cutting back and rationing their insulin because of the hike in prices.

More than 700,000 people in North Texas have been diagnosed with diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association of North Texas. The price for insulin has tripled since 2003.

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