Tennessee lawmaker pushing to make insulin more affordable

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT/WTVF) — Nearly 65,000 Tennesseans are currently living with diabetes making the state 45th in the nation. Reports stated an estimated 250,000 people have diabetes but are undiagnosed.

A Memphis senator aims to make insulin more affordable for the thousands of Tennesseeans who live with diabetes, WTVF reported.

Sen. Katrina Robinson (D-Memphis) introduced a bill to help change the high price of insulin. According to reports, one in four diabetics said they underuse insulin because of the high cost.

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