U.S. Congress Holds Hearings on Insulin Costs


The American Diabetes Association[1]’s (ADA’s) Chief Scientific, Medical and Mission Officer, William T. Cefalu, MD, JDRF Chief Mission Officer, Aaron Kowlaski[2] and other prominent diabetes advocates testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy & Commerce’s Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee today. The topic, “Priced Out of a Lifesaving Drug: The Human Impact of Rising Insulin Prices” addressed the rising costs of insulin[3], which impact millions of Americans with diabetes who rely on this life-sustaining medication. Watch the hearings here[4].



  1. American Diabetes Association: http://diabetes.org
  2. JDRF Chief Mission Officer, Aaron Kowlaski: https://www.jdrf.org/blog/2019/04/02/oral-testimony-of-dr-aaron-kowalski-chief-mission-officer-jdrf-house-energy-commerce-committee-oversight-and-investigations-subcommittee/
  3. rising costs of insulin: https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/managing-diabetes/treatment-approaches/when-will-there-be-generic-insulin/
  4. here: https://youtu.be/JiJ8H-y98tw

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