Millions of Americans live with chronic disease. If you or a loved one suffers from a chronic disease, getting the right treatment is absolutely necessary. It’s not fair to struggle with medical bills and costly medications such as Lantus, Insulin, Humalog and other types of medications without some sort of assistance. We work with the uninsured and underinsured to make sure every American has access to the healthcare they deserve. We help thousands of diabetes patients receive the medication they need. With the rising cost of living and inflation, we have decided to advocate on our patients’ behalf through communication with pharmaceutical companies, doctors, prescription assistance programs and various grant services.
Diabetes is a chronic condition that affects millions of people wordwide. According to the CDC (https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2014/p0610-diabetes-report.html) More than 29 million people in the United States have diabetes, up from the previous estimate of 26 million in 2010, according to a report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. One in four people with diabetes doesn’t know he or she has it. Another 86 million adults – more than one in three U.S. adults – have prediabetes, where their blood sugar levels are higher than normal but not high enough to be classified as type 2 diabetes. Without weight loss and moderate physical activity, 15 percent to 30 percent of people with prediabetes will develop type 2 diabetes within five years.
Diabetes is a serious chronic condition that CAN be managed! Knowing more about the disease can help you prevent it. It is split into two different types: type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes, also called juvenile diabetes, effects mostly young adults and children. This type can be managed through physical exercise, diet and proper medication. Insulin medications such as Humalog and Lantus can be covered by our prescription assistance programs. Insulin is a necessary medication to help control the effects of turbulent insulin levels in a diabetic patience.
Type 2 Diabetes
Type 2 diabetics produce insulin inside the body, but their bodies’ cannot keep up with the demand. The excess sugar becomes free-floating in the bloodstream instead of being converted into energy. Part of managing this type of diabetes involves much of what is recommended for patients with Type 1 diabetes. Healthy diet, exercise, proper hydration and exercise are highly recommended.
There are many different types of insulin that can help manage your type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Everyone’s body is unique. Everybody responds to different medications (and the dosages) differently. Insulin can come in different forms to help the body process insulin as fast or as slowly as necessary. There are four major types. Rapid acting, short acting, intermediate acting and long acting. Talk with your doctor about what type and level of medication you need.
There are many medications that help manage the amount of insulin in your body: apidra, Humalog, novolog, humulin r, novolin r, lantus and levemir are just a few of the different types of insulin that we cover through our prescription assistance programs. We provide assistance for under-insured and uninsured patients that need assistance with their diabetic medication. We work with pharmaceutical companies, doctors and other healthcare providers to provide free or discounted prescription for low-to-moderate-income qualified individuals. Eligibility and application requirements vary from program to program which can sometimes make applying difficult or confusing.
That’s where we come in. We’re an organization that helps to facilitate the completion of Patient Assistance forms and applications. We handle all the paper work for you and your doctors office, we do all the necessary filing, and we also work directly with the pharmaceutical companies to see through the entire approval process of your applications. Once enrolled your medications are typically mailed directly to your doorstep in 90-day supplies, we also assist with the prescription refill process.
If you would like to learn more about diabetic assistance or our company, Rx Assistance Programs, or need assistance with the application process please give us a call at 1-855-201-0232, or fill out the contact form. We look forward to speaking with you!