okay i was looking a the disscution board and a lot of people don't have insurance and need test supplies. heres what i did.
first go to the website of the maker of you meter. many of them have a patient assistance program. these programs allow you to get free supplies if you qualify. and NOT HAVING INSURANCE HELPS YOU QUALIFY. everything from insulin meters and test strips. i know abbott has one and i love lilly cares. any rate download the pattient assistance form. YOU WILL need a doctor to fill part of it out. but in 6 to 8 weeks you should get your meds free. also and this is a pain call your local dhs dept. [department of human survices] and ask if they have free on low cost clinics that can help you . also ask if they have a program to get free meds in your county. these places fill out forms gett your meds and call you when there in. also while on the website for the pham companys ckeck for coupons or rebates to help take the sting out of meds you do buy. there is also discount cards for use at pharmacys. i hope this helps some one when i was diagnoses it was scary. these things due take work but using them i have not had to buy supplies for diebetes for 2 years.
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