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A Rare Kind Of Hunger

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SARAH FENTEM | ST. LOUIS PUBLIC RADIO
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Amanda Moller prepares her formula in her home in University City, Missouri. The formula is vital to treat a rare condition, but her insurer doesn't cover it.

People with rare metabolic disorders need medical foods to keep from going hungry, but costs and regulations mean some go without or have to find a workaround.

Music used in this episode: Fingernail GritTime WasteThe DirtyChrome MufflerPulsars and Back Stairs by Podington Bear.

Read the story: Medical foods are vital for a rare disease. Why doesn’t insurance cover them?