This federal worker with diabetes rationed her insulin during the shutdown because debt was scarier than dying


A furloughed federal worker who is diabetic said she resorted to rationing her insulin medication because “the thought of having more debt was scarier than the thought of dying” in her sleep.

Source:This diabetic federal worker rationed her insulin during the shutdown because debt was scarier than dying

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