Helen Arnestad

Tacoma, WA

Asthma, Diabetes

“I have asthma, allergies and diabetes. My medicines cost more than my rent. I cannot afford to take them all the time, especially when I reach the donut hole. There is no reason why Americans have to pay such exorbitant costs for drugs, unless you take into consideration the extreme greed of the pharmaceutical and insurance companies.”

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The prescription drug pricing system in the U.S. is rigged against patients. We are fighting to change that.

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Patients For Affordable Drugs is the only independent national patient organization focused exclusively on achieving policy changes to lower the price of prescription drugs.