Eli Lilly Announces Lilly Diabetes Solutions Center to Assist People with Insulin Affordability


The American Diabetes Association estimates that over 30 million Americans are affected by diabetes and is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. Studies show that African Americans are disproportionately affected by diabetes in comparison to the general population. The rates of diagnosed diabetes among African Americans is 12.7% compared to 7.4% of Whites.


Not only does the African American community face the dilemma of increased diabetes diagnoses, African Americans face numerous health care challenges when trying to manage diabetes, such as cost for treatments, medications, limited supplies and access to primary care to maintain a quality of life.


Eli Lilly and Company, a global leader in diabetes care, understands these gaps and burdens of costs in the…

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