A young uninsured, unemployed man in his 20’s with Type 1 diabetes presented himself at one of the emergency departments (ED). He was out of insulin, and didn’t have the financial ability to purchase any. While at the ED, his mother saw the brochure for PDAN and called from the ED waiting room. He had been hospitalized twice in the past two years secondary to not having access to his insulin. A PDAN coordinator saw him that afternoon and completed the needed applications to get his insulin’s for free. He is now employed fulltime and has employer sponsored insurance.
A patient arrived to his appointment with the PDAN Coordinator toting a large oxygen tank. He confided to the coordinator that he had been tapering
A 56 year old patient with advanced Alzheimer’s and her husband came to PDAN for help as the co-pay for her medication was too expensive. The husband
A patient with a diagnosis of acute paranoid schizophrenia was referred to PDAN while an involuntary psychiatric inpatient. One of the conditions for
A young, single working mom with the diagnosis of bi-polar disorder was court ordered to be compliant with taking her medications or risk