4 Years Later and My Drug’s Price Keeps Rising

February 16, 2024 Blogs

My name is Jacqueline Garibay and I’m a 22-year-old college student from Austin, Texas. The last time I shared my story I was 19, now three years later some changes have been made but I am still being subjected to Big Pharma’s never-ending greed.

Robyn’s Story

February 6, 2024 Blogs

Hello, my name is Robyn Hutchison, I am 63 years old and live in Las Vegas, Nevada. I am a patient with diabetes and am now retired via disability after working in retail for 35 years. I have been diagnosed with many health conditions that have not been easy to live with.

Melissa’s Story

January 26, 2024 Blogs

My name is Melissa Tavares, I am 31 years old and from Edgewater, Maryland. I am a mother of two, with both my son Victor and daughter Nina diagnosed with epilepsy. Parenthood has thus remained a blessing but it has come with its tremendous challenges as no one ever expects to have two toddlers with medical conditions that require expensive medications.

Linda’s Story

August 9, 2023 Blogs

I am Linda Richardson, from Port Charlotte, Florida, and I have had Multiple Sclerosis (MS) for the past 23 years, going on 24.

Bob’s Story

September 28, 2022 Blogs

My name is Bob Parant, and I have been living with type 1 diabetes for 50 years. I am one of the 3.3 million Medicare beneficiaries who need insulin. I was diagnosed during what I call the “dark ages” of diabetes and have had many challenges along the way, including losing my leg.

Jackie’s Story

September 14, 2022 Blogs

My name is Jackie Trapp. I live in Muskego, WI and have been married for 34 years to my wonderful, loving husband. In August of 2015, I was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, an incurable blood cancer.

Steven’s Story

September 7, 2022 Blogs

My name is Steven Hadfield. I am 70 years old, a long-time North Carolinian, a husband, a grandfather of three, and a football fanatic. I’m also a rare cancer and type 2 diabetes patient.


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