KANSAS CITY, Kan. — As disease raced through her body, Ruby suffered unrelenting pain for years. Her hands and feet burned with neuropathy. High blood pressure made her dizzy. She wound up more than once in a hospital emergency room, where doctors hooked her up to an IV to send insulin into her bloodstream, lowering dangerously high blood sugar levels. In between ER visits, there was “vomiting and dizziness. Horrible headaches, all the time,” she said. She didn’t know she had diabetes. Unfortunately for Ruby, who cleans businesses for a living, the diagnosis didn’t come with a way to pay for t…


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