Minnesota mom calls for low insulin prices after son’s death

Eli Lilly and Co., a global manufacturer of prescription drugs, told the Star Tribune they agreed drugs like insulin medication should be made accessible to all, but pushed back in placing the blame on manufacturers for rising drug prices.

“The price of insulin has gone up over 1,200 percent in 20 years,” Smith-Holt told the newspaper. “It’s not affordable. You’re price-gouging people who need this one product to live, to survive.”

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