Government Employees Affected by Federal Shutdown Encouraged to Contact Lilly Diabetes Solution Center to Access Insulin
Government employees, as well as other people needing help with the cost of their Lilly insulin, can call the Solution Center helpline at (833) 808-1234 from
"Government employees and their families who are dependent on insulin are in unique circumstances and are facing difficult choices," said
Since August of 2018, Lilly has provided solutions to more than 10,000 people each month through the Solution Center and related support programs, lowering out-of-pocket costs for insulin. The Solution Center is available to residents in all U.S. states and territories. Due to federal guidance, people who use
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Approximately 30 million Americans1 and an estimated 425 million adults worldwide have diabetes.2 Type 2 diabetes is the most common type internationally, accounting for an estimated 90 to 95 percent of all diabetes cases in
About Lilly Diabetes
Lilly has been a global leader in diabetes care since 1923, when we introduced the world's first commercial insulin. Today we are building upon this heritage by working to meet the diverse needs of people with diabetes and those who care for them. Through research, collaboration and quality manufacturing we strive to make life better for people affected by diabetes. We offer a wide range of therapies and a continued determination to provide real solutions—from medicines and technologies to support programs and more. For the latest updates, visit http://www.lillydiabetes.com/ or follow us on Twitter: @LillyDiabetes and
About Eli Lilly and Company
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1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2017.
2. International Diabetes Federation. IDF Diabetes Atlas, 8th edn.
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