“Over 30 million people in the United States have been diagnosed with both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes—
including nearly 13 percent of all non-Hispanic black people. According to the Office of Minority Health at the Department of Health and Human Services, African Americans are 80 percent more likely to be diagnosed with diabetes and the majority of them are women.”
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The cost of insulin is skyrocketing and people—especially Black women—are dying because they cannot afford or don’t have access to vital medication.