Skip to content

In East Texas, Living With Diabetes and No Health Insurance

TYLER, Texas — Managing diabetes is difficult enough with health insurance. Doing it without insurance can feel impossible.

An ongoing series on the states that refuse to expand Medicaid. Read other project stories.

The disease — the nation’s costliest chronic condition and especially prevalent among the poorest Americans — demands daily care and resources to keep it under control. Left untreated, it mushrooms through the body’s blood vessels, damaging organs and limbs and leaving behind a trail of disability and premature death.

Read more: In East Texas, Living With Diabetes and No Health Insurance

Leave a Comment