Diabetes is a chronic health condition that affects 1 in 10 Americans or just over 34 million people.
About 12 million of those are seniors, many of whom depend on insulin to control the amount of sugar in the blood.
Insulin, however, is costly and not all insurance plans cover those costs.
Christopher Dildine of the Highmark Direct Store in Erie joined JET 24 Action News to discuss the issue and other facts of Medicare advantage plans.
For seniors to learn more information or sign up for these plans, you’re asked to click here. or call (814) 528-9600.