Patients and Providers for Medical Nutrition Equity Patients and Providers for Medical Nutrition Equity

PATIENTS AND PROVIDERS FOR MEDICAL NUTRITION EQUITY

These are people with Homocystinuria whose lives are sustained by medical nutrition.

Their average annual cost for medical foods is $7200 per person.

Homocystinuria, Illinois

Danae

Homocystinuria, Illinois
Homocystinuria | Illinois | Annual cost: $18000
Homocystinuria comes with the risk of heart attacks and strokes when not on diet. In college it was impossible to afford follow the diet while trying to afford rent, utilities, tuition, health insurance, other medication, car insurance and other bills. Not to long after graduating I suffered a blood clot to the radial artery...
Homocystinuria, Nevada

Pamela

Homocystinuria, Nevada
Homocystinuria | Nevada | Annual cost: $3600
It would mean so much to have the medical nutrition equity act passed. I have a diagnosis of homocystinuria which was discovered very late in life. I have suffered from strokes and blood clots in my lungs because of it. Although I currently have coverage through our insurance, it is always a fight to...