CDC Reports 1 in 7 Diabetics Ration Medicine Due to Cost

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new data this week that finds that one in seven individuals with diabetes did not take their medication as prescribed because of the cost. The survey found that 13.2% of diabetics either skipped a dose, took less medicine or delayed filling a prescription because of cost. The high cost of insulin has been at the epicenter of discussions on how to make prescription drugs more affordable in the U.S.