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The statement goes against a widely cited study which says one in four people with type 1 diabetes ration insulin because of unaffordability. See what else CEO Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen said about the insulin pricing crisis in a recent Stat+ interview.
An episode of the fictional political drama even includes a real-life interview with Nicole Smith-Holt, the mother of a young man who died from diabetic ketoacidosis after rationing insulin because of price.
In defense of her decision to vote down a bill to provide emergency insulin, Minnesota state senator Karin Housley appears to suggest that a Minnesotan with type 1 diabetes didn’t need to ration insulin before he died in 2017.