Study: Blacks and Hispanics with Type 1 diabetes were three times more likely to be infected and twice as likely to die from the novel coronavirus.
Investigators are dejected that the large study did not support treating this patient population with a familiar, inexpensive drug.
More than 25% of diabetics in the United States are rationing their insulin supply because of costs, a recent study found. Type 1 diabetics need the medication to survive.
Insulin costs force some patients to choose between paying their rent or mortgage and buying medication.