All About Medicare + Type 2 Diabetes


If you live with type 2 diabetes and are curious about Medicare, these resources and news stories are for you! Here, you will find a variety of content to help you navigate Medicare more easily.

Editor’s note: This page is continuously updated to provide the latest information on Medicare and living with diabetes, and is made possible with support from Dexcom


Is Medicare Health Insurance Right for You?

Knowing how Medicare stacks up to your other options for health insurance is essential for deciding if enrolling is right for you.MORE
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What is the Free Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program?

If you live with prediabetes, the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program might be right for you! Here's what you need to know:MORE
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Medicare Benefits for People with Type 1 + Type 2 Diabetes

Here's what you need to know about the benefits of Medicare for people with diabetes.MORE
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Getting a CGM for Type 2 Diabetes on Medicare

For people with Type 2 diabetes, getting a prescription and insurance coverage for a CGM can be a challenge. Here's how to qualify on Medicare.MORE

Have Diabetes and Enrolling in Medicare? Start Here

Medicare can be hard to navigate and even more complex when you have diabetes. This step-by-step guide makes the process a little easier.MORE
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Managing Diabetes Without Health Insurance

If you've just lost your health insurance coverage or are struggling to afford your medications and supplies, start here.MORE


Freestyle Libre Medicare Coverage Expansion

Freestyle Libre Systems More Accessible Through Medicare Coverage Expansion

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced expanded continuous glucose monitor coverage for people with diabetes on Medicare.MORE
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Medicare Expansion Will Make Dexcom More Accessible

More Medicare enrollees with diabetes can now access Dexcom systems, including Dexcom G7, through expanded coverage.MORE
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The Affordable Insulin Now Act: A Step Toward Federal Legislation

The Affordable Insulin Now Act, if passed in its current form, could help bring down the cost of insulin for millions of insured people with diabetes.MORE