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The use of prescription medicines has become an increasingly important part of quality medical care. Two out of every three visits to the doctor end with a prescription being written. Nearly 4.2 billion prescriptions were filled in the U.S. in 2018. Many drug companies offer patient assistance programs to help with the cost of prescription medications.
Cost is the #1 reason people don’t take their prescriptions the way they need to. To help patients GoodRx.com collects and compare prices for prescription drugs, finds free coupons and shows the lowest price at pharmacies near you.
The Lilly Diabetes Solution Center, a new patient-focused helpline identifying personalized solutions to assist people who need help paying for insulin, is now available to U.S. residents. If you are in the deductible phase of a high-deductible insurance plan or are uninsured, you may contact the Lilly Diabetes Solution Center at (833) 808-1234. The helpline is available Monday through Friday between the hours of 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. (Eastern time).
The Novo Nordisk Patient Assistance Program (PAP) is available to people living with diabetes that need help paying for their diabetes medications. The Novo Nordisk PAP provides medication at no cost to those who qualify. The Novo Nordisk helpline is 1-866-310-7549.
The diagnosis of cancer is always scary and with a person’s cancer risk increasing as they age, it is important to be well informed about your options. Diagnosis and treatment of cancer at older ages are often complicated by other medical conditions. The American Cancer Society provides good information on different types of cancer, treatments and support, and most importantly, how to stay healthy.
Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer's or another dementia. In 2018, 5.7 million Americans were living with Alzheimer’s and every 65 seconds someone develops it. The Alzheimer’s Association provides help and support to individuals with dementia, but more importantly to their caregivers.
The term heart disease covers a wide number of conditions including coronary artery disease (hardening of the arteries), heart attacks, angina, atherosclerosis, arrhythmias, and congestive heart failure (CHF). To help people learn to live with heart disease, the American Heart Association provides everything from recipes to research.