Walmart has strips at reasonable price

By luked Latest Reply 2012-09-10 18:54:21 -0500
Started 2012-09-10 18:05:52 -0500

Cheap strips from Walmart!

Walmart Launches Effort to Save Diabetes Patients Up to $60 Million Annually

BENTONVILLE, Ark., July 24, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ — Walmart today launched an effort to save diabetes patients in the U.S. up to $60 million annually with Walmart's exclusive ReliOn brand of diabetes products. ReliOn products provide an affordable, high-quality option to help the nearly 26 million individuals who live with diabetes in the U.S. better manage their disease.

In particular, Walmart introduced today the low-cost ReliOn Prime meter and blood sugar test strips. The retailer will offer the ReliOn Prime meter for $16.24 and ReliOn Prime blood sugar test strips at $9 for 50-ct strips, or 18 cents per test. People with diabetes use meters and blood sugar test strips daily to test their blood sugar levels and determine when they need to take insulin.

"Many people with diabetes struggle to manage their disease due to its terrible financial burden," said John Agwunobi, M.D., president of Walmart U.S. Health and Wellness. "We've worked closely with our suppliers and found a way to significantly reduce the cost of diabetes products for all of our customers, whether they have insurance or not, so they can better manage their disease."

Walmart will provide increased savings on a variety of items to help patients ease the cost of diabetes management. ReliOn items that will see reduced prices include gloves, lancets, syringes and more. Walmart also offers ReliOn insulin products at the everyday low price of $24.88 per bottle.

Walmart Launches Effort to Save Diabetes Patients Up to $60 Million Annually - PR Newswire - The Sacramento Bee

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2 replies

Michelle S.
Michelle S. 2012-09-10 18:50:02 -0500 Report

I use these and they work great! Cheaper than my insurance copay ;-)

luked 2012-09-10 18:54:21 -0500 Report

This is true. Already have this at our little Walmart. I thought they had marked wrong price or my eyes were playing tricks on me.