American Diabetes Association: www.diabetes.org
College Diabetes Network: www.collegediabetesnetwork.org
Sam Fuld’s T1D Sports Camp: www.samfuldt1dsportscamp.org – 1-802-858-5426
Florida Diabetes Camp: www.floridadiabetescamp.org
504 Plan: www.diabetes.org/resources/know-your-rights/safe-at-school-state-laws/written-care-plans/section-504-plan
Diabetes Devices & Supplies:
- Medtronic: 1-800-646-4633
- Tandem: 1-877-801-6901
- Insulet – Omnipod: 1-800-591-3455
- Dexcom: 1-888-738-3646
- Abbott Diabetes Care*: 1-835-632-8658
- ADW Diabetes: www.adwdiabetes.com
- inpen by Companion Medical: 1-844-843-7903
- Xeris Pharmaceuticals: 1-844-445-5704
- Medical I.D. Bracelets: www.americanmedical-id.com/diabetes – 1800-363-5985
*Abbott Diabetes Care CGM products are not currently FDA approved for use in pediatrics.
Patient Assistance Programs & Prescription Discount Cards
There are a number of patient and insulin assistance programs available to help with the costs of your medication, many of them run by nonprofit organizations. They include the following:
- Partnership for Prescription Assistance: a program sponsored by pharmaceutical companies, doctors, patient advocacy organizations and civic groups that helps low-income, uninsured patients get free or low-cost brand-name medications.
- Needy Meds: a nonprofit organization that maintains an extensive database of patient assistance programs, state assistance, medication discount programs and free or low-cost medical care. You can search its database for free. The site also has information on thousands of programs to help consumers through the application process.
- Rx Assist: an online database of pharmaceutical company programs that provide free or affordable medicines and co-pay assistance.
- Rx Hope: a web-based resource where you can search by medication to locate assistance programs. It also offers help with the application process.
- Rx Outreach: a nonprofit mail-order pharmacy for uninsured or under insured people.
- Prescription Discount Card: GoodRx – www.goodrx.com
- Prescription Discount Card: Together RX Access – trxaccess.org
- Prescription Discount Card: WellRx – www.wellrx.com
- Blink Health: www.blinkhealth.com – 1855-534-3902
- Pharmacy chains have their own prescription programs to help customers save money on certain medications. Speak with your pharmacist at any of these stores for details
- The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) has a Publication called “Financial Help for Diabetes Care,” which offers information about resources that may help with medical expenses of a person with diabetes. You can view this publication online or order copies from the National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse at: www.niddk.nih.gov or 1-800-860-8747.
Pharmaceutical Patient Assistance Programs
You may be able to get help with the costs of insulin and medication through pharmaceutical companies, known as patient assistance programs (PAP)
Lilly Cares Patient Assistance Program: www.lillycares.com
Novo Nordisk: www.novonordisk.com
Sanofi Patient Assistance Program: www.sanofipatientconnection.com
Johnson & Johnson Patient Assistance Foundation: www.jjpaf.org
Abbott Patient Assistance: 1-888-522-5226
BD Patient Assistance (Syringes): 1-866-818-6906
Pharmaceutical Company Co-Pay Coupons
Co-pay coupon cards can be used by anyone, regardless of income, to reduce your out of pocket costs at the pharmacy. Read the details for each coupon to determine if the coupon will work for your situation.
Find more information about each of the coupons here: