MONEY Family Finance health Reduce the Steep Cost of Diabetes Walecia Konrad April 24, 2013 SHARE Timothy Archibald / Redux Pictures We had a large plastic container in the room and Eli had been playing in it the night before, putting his body all the way into it. I think I asked him if he wanted to make some photographs with it when it was sunny the next day. He started just being in it: standing, hiding beneath it. Then we realized that it could contain him lengthwise if he curled himself up as if he were in an egg. Diabetes is common—and expensive. These steps can help lessen the impact.