Diabetics fear for health after government removes blood sugar test subsidy

By Harriet Alexander
Updated July 21 2016 - 3:14pm, first published July 19 2016 - 5:16am
Graeme Macey will have to pay more for blood sugar test strips following the subsidy removal. Photo: Carl Muxlow

Diabetics will pay 50 times more for strips that help them monitor their blood sugar levels after the government removed the subsidy, raising concerns about more health complications as the condition of those patients spins out of control.

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