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VIDEO Insulin prices skyrocketing across U.S.

Scheduled for late june, but president trump postponed it as congress works to pass a border, a deal.

The price of insulin is skyrocketing in the us in diabetics have to pay up to stay alive, but a solution could be in the legislative pipeline wfmz is jackie ferris has the story.

>>this week, a new instant >>lehigh valley diabetic, judy entry is experiencing sticker shock last month, the same medication was $50 i am very frustrated.

So i would be paying for 2 boxes of insulin a month.

Almost $400 pharmacists george strauss says judy isn't alone.

He says many of his diabetic customers we're talking about making hard choices between.

>>insulin in this case for medications in general or food is horrific.

>>it should not be happening pennsylvania state rep g mcneil is following the lead of colorado in may the centennial state passed legislation capping the out of pop it cost for diabetics at $100 a month.

Mcneil wants to do the same and has started drafting a bill.

She says the senate is also crafted the measure.

But it will take time i'm before anything is passed in the meantime she's letting people know about free or reduced cost insulin programs. but for folks like judy who live on social security and a small pension.

They make too much money to qualify.

So judy is scrambling my doctor has to decide if suu kyi she could find a lower priced in soil.

But for some people the cost is still too high.

Forcing some americans to travel to canada to get their prescriptions filled or turning to the black market in order to afford the




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