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Dustin Klein

Dustin Klein

Dustin Klein is a lifelong Milwaukee area resident and healthcare advocate after having been diagnosed with Hemophilia B at the age of 3. He currently works as an Operations Specialist for a Milwaukee-based sales consulting firm.

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Dustin Klein holds up a vial of his prescription medication during the Protect Our Care national bus tour stop in Milwaukee on August 20, to promote affordable health care measures in the budget reconciliation bill. When he told the crowd how much his medicine costs, there were audible gasps.

Lower drug costs to transform health care

By: - September 7, 2021

Every ten days, I need treatment that requires the injection of artificial clotting factors. Since I am a hemophiliac, this treatment could literally mean the difference between life and death. All because I’m missing one of the thirteen proteins that serves as one of the dominos in the “typical” clotting process. Each treatment requires $18,000 […]