Financial resources

Insulin savings programs

Novo Nordisk Drug Savings Programs

  • Novo Cares Patient Assistance Program (PAP)
    No insurance or unable to afford your diabetes medications - visit this site to apply for assistance to get the diabetes supplies that you need for day to day life
  • Apply here: www.novocare.com/diabetes-overview/let-us-help/pap.html

Novolog Savings Card
www.novocare.com/novolog/savings-card.html
Consider switching to generic Aspart for better pricing

Fiasp Savings Card
www.novocare.com/fiasp/savings-card.html

Tresiba Savings Card
www.novocare.com/tresiba/savings-card.html

Levemir Savings Card
www.levemir.com/savings-and-co-pay.html

Lilly Cares Program

  • Lilly Patient Assistance Program
    No insurance or unable to afford your diabetes medications - visit this site to apply for assistance to get the diabetes supplies that you need for day to day life
  • Apply here: www.lillycares.com/resources.aspx

Humalog Savings - there is not currently any savings cards for Humalog brand name
Consider switching to generic Lispro for better pricing

Basaglar Savings Card
www.basaglar.com/savings-support

Sanofi

Lantus
www.lantus.com/sign-up/savings-and-support

Apidra
www.apidra.com/savings

Glucagon savings

Glucagon Injection
www.lillyglucagon.com

Baqsimi
www.baqsimi.com/patient-support

Gvoke
www.gvokeglucagon.com/savings-and-support

Test strips savings programs

Accu-chek
www.accu-chek.com/microsites/simplepay

Contour Next
www.contournext.com/meters-and-strips-savings/save-on-test-strips-contour-choice-card/

Freestyle Promise
www.myfreestyle.com/offers

GLP-1 savings

Trulicity
www.trulicity.com/diabetes-treatment-savings-card-and-support/savings-card/

Victoza
www.novocare.com/victoza/savings-card.html

Financial assistance programs

Children’s Foundation Grant Program
www.uhccf.org
GoodRx
www.goodrx.com

InsideRx
insiderx.com

Children’s Hospital financial assistance policy
childrenswi.org/financialassistance

The Daniel M. Soref Family Resource Center
childrenswi.org/patients-and-families/milwaukee-campus/inpatient-visit/during-your-stay/family-resource-center

 

Type 1 diabetes health insurance guide

TypeOneNation
www.jdrf.org/t1d-resources/living-with-t1d/insurance/

ADA Health Insurance Aid
www.diabetes.org/resources/health-insurance-aid

Diabetes advocacy

Affordable Insulin Petition
With the average price of insulin skyrocketing in recent years - more and more of our family members, our friends, our neighbors, and ourselves are faced with tough choices to pay for this lifesaving drug. The American Diabetes Association is calling for increased transparency and more affordable insulin. If you are interested, sign their petition here - makeinsulinaffordable.org

Federal Budget Advocacy
Do you have concerns about the new/proposed federal budget and how it affects your child's diabetes coverage and general healthcare? If so, we encourage that you contact your federal congressman or woman to express your concerns. You can find your local representative by clicking here - www.house.gov/representatives/find-your-representative

Energy Assistance

Milwaukee County Energy Assistance Program
During COVID19 All appointments will be conducted over the phone. Call 414-270-4653 to schedule your appointment. KeepWarmMKE.org

Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP)
For more information on the program and how to apply, please call 1-866-HEATWIS (432-8947), or visit the "Where to Apply" tab on www.homeenergyplus.wi.gov to find your local energy assistance agency.

Rent Assistance

Community Advocates Help for Renters - It’s important to keep paying your rent and utilities if you can so that you don’t face eviction or disconnection down the line. Here’s what you need to know:

Emergency Shelter Resources

You can get a place in an emergency shelter and other resources by contacting Impact 2-1-1. Impact has temporarily suspended face-to-face appointments but they are conducting appointment by phone at the designated appointment time.

  • Call: 2-1-1 or (866) 211-3380

Food Resources

  • Contact IMPACT 2-1-1 to locate your nearest food pantry and pantry dates
  • Healthwell Foundation has come out with a COVID-19 related grant ($250.00-telephone applications only) that can help cover the cost of some COVID related items such as food delivery for people at high risk. Information can be found at: healthwellfoundation.org/fund/covid-19-fund/

 

To make an appointment: call the Central Scheduling or use the "request an appointment" button to submit your request online.

(877) 607-5280

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CHW-Carb Factor app

The Children's Wisconsin's Carb Factor App gives you a quick and easy way to calculate the exact amount of carbohydrate in the foods you're eating.

Our own nurses: Coming full circle

 

This is a story of two nurses who were diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at Children's, and now work here. They share their unique stories and motivation to accomplish a dream despite diabetes.