Young Man Died Because He Couldn’t Afford Insulin. Now, His Mother Calls For Action
Alec Raeshawn, a diabetic patient, was on his parents' insurance plan until he turned 26 this spring. When he reached that age, the parents’ insurance didn’t cover him anymore. He has tried to ration his insulin because, as his mother said, he couldn’t afford his own insurance or an insulin refill, which is $1,300.