I just received a phone call this morning from Destin, Florida. The young man on the other end of the phone said that he was calling about a "new diabetic vitamin solution" that would eliminate the need for insulin and help cure my diabetes. As soon as I heard this, my "this is a scam" thoughts surfaced. Before he had a chance to continue, I asked him if this was for Type 1 diabetes or only Type 2. His reply was that it was for all diabetes including Type 1 (based on this reply, my thought was he knew nothing about diabetes). I then asked him if he knew that in Type 1 diabetes no insulin was produced, which he said "Of course I know that." He continued on that most insurance companies cover the cost of the vitamin solution and that I would speak with a doctor immediately after he received my insurance information; he then proceeded to ask me what insurance I was covered by. Before I answered him I asked if clinical studies were done on this miraculous vitamin solution and his reply was "Of course, and the doctor will tell you more." Not wanting to share any insurance information, I asked him if he knew what Type 1 diabetes was and how it was treated. I got a busy signal after I asked that question. So, be on the look-out for this scam, the "miraculous diabetes vitamin solution."
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