Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 7 months ago

How is it that the USA can gift Billions to Israel but USA citizens have to come to CANADA for affordable diabetes medications (INSULIN)?

In CANADA insulin cost 1/10 of the USA price.

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  • 7 months ago
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    Because the US refuses to acknowledge that health care is a basic human right and treats it like a commodity.

  • Anonymous
    7 months ago

    The real problem is people living lifestyles that cause insulin resistance and diabetes in the first place. The answer isn’t to subsidize prescription drugs like insulin with taxpayer money, the answer is to prevent people from becoming sick and dependent on prescription drugs in the first place. Most diabetes is preventable, much of it can be reversed without insulin. Insulin doesn’t reverse the underlying problem of insulin resistance.

  • 7 months ago

    Canada cheats on drug prices.

  • 7 months ago

    Government is the problem here. The FDA made it almost impossible to get generic biologics through their system. Further, Insulin for some unknown reason requires a prescription.

    But there is also another factor. The doctors here keep prescribing the more expensive insulin, even though they know there is little to no difference.

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  • 7 months ago

    Your government is guilty of price fixing. We in the US are paying market prices and are subsidizing your drug costs. Nothing to brag about here. Also, Canadians with money and who don't want to die while waiting go to Mayo Clinic or Cleveland Clinic and pay cash for their health care.

  • 7 months ago

    Politics and business leads to 2 very different sets of behavior. The cost of insulin in the US is disgraceful, an is likely properly classified as immoral.

  • Anonymous
    7 months ago

    Sick humans bring all of society down.

  • Hope
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    7 months ago

    Now you are getting it. Good for you Glenda.

  • Anonymous
    7 months ago

    Maybe we should adopt israel’s Healthcare system.

  • 7 months ago

    single-payer system makes sense.

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