A difficult but important interview with Nicole Smith Holdt. Her son, Alec, died in 2017 just after he came off his parents' health insurance and realized he couldn't afford his supplies. He began rationing insulin and died less than a month later.
Stacey talks to Nicole about how this could have happened and what her message is to the diabetes community and to lawmakers. Nicole will be at the #Insulin4All rally and protect Sept 30 at Eli Lilly headquarters.
Insulin4All Protest information
NPR: High Price of Insulin Leads to Lethal Rationing
Snopes: Did Alec Smith Die Because He Couldn't Afford Insulin
Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group Sign up for our newsletter here Get the App and listen to Diabetes Connections wherever you go!
Click here for iPhone Click here for Android