Learn How to Become
an Effective Advocate
Be Your Own Best Advocate
Living with diabetes can be overwhelming. Getting affordable access to the treatment of your choice should not be an additional barrier. Learn how to become an effective advocate so that you can gain access to the treatment that you and your healthcare professional determine to be best suited for you or your loved one’s health and lifestyle.
What does it mean to be an advocate?
We can all be advocates for those living with diabetes. With each of us dedicated to advocating for access to the latest medical advances and cutting-edge technologies, the best possible care and treatment can become a reality.
Better navigate the healthcare system
Find support from the community
Learn what questions to ask
Find the best care possible
Make Your Voice Heard
No one knows your story better than you. Every person living with diabetes has a unique point of view and each opinion sheds new light on a universal problem. Share your journey – the struggles, the challenges, the issues – not just for your own care, but for the future care of others living with diabetes.
Sharing their story
Maddie was diagnosed with diabetes at thirteen years old. As she transitioned from young-adult to college student, the challenges of living a life with diabetes changed. Her advice for students is to start taking on the role of advocating for yourself now, so that when the time comes you are prepared for living with diabetes as an adult.
Navigating the Appeals Process
Getting the best care should not be dictated by pricey claims and coverage refusal. You have the right to appeal your health insurer’s decision. We’ll show you how.