A study by the Healthcare Cost Institute found the average price of insulin has nearly doubled since 2012. (Ratmaner/Adobestock)

New rules aim to cut high cost of insulin for diabetics

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and nearly 1.3 million Illinois have been diagnosed with the disease, according to the American Diabetes Association. People with diabetes represent 10% of the population and an additional 3.4 million people have prediabetes. Dr. Nicole Brady, chief medical officer for employers and individual businesses at UnitedHealthcare, said the rising …

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