All Discussions Tagged 'cost' (16)

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Be in control with Humulin-R and -N

We are blessed to have a new member, Dyepez09, who needs help from this community in getting dialed in with good control using Relion R and…

Started by Dave

14 Jan 27
Reply by merianb

How much does your insulin cost?

Hi all,I'm a diabetes educator. I started someone on a pump today. She has to pay for her insulin, then get reimbursed. Two vials of Humalo…

Started by Joy Pape

54 Dec 20, 2013
Reply by A. Barney

2014 Assistance Programs to Help Afford Insulin + Diabetic Supplies

Hello - Yesterday I posted (desperate plea) for MEDICAL advice on switching from Lantus to a cheaper insulin type, and since people seem to…

Started by alexmac

8 Dec 14, 2013
Reply by rsagall

American Diabetes Association Releases New Research Estimating Annual Cost of Diabetes at $245 billion

The American Diabetes Association (Association) released new research todayestimating the total costs of diagnosed diabetes have risen to $…

Started by Diabetes News and Interest

0 Mar 8, 2013

Edgepark Medical?

Hi Everyone! I'm sending a shout out to all here who have encountered Edgepark Medical and the usurious/overpricing of their diabetes suppl…

Started by Julie Ann h

16 Dec 13, 2012
Reply by Laddie

Help? My insurance dumped Lantus and Novolog out of its formulary!

UPDATE: Part of my terror about this insulin coverage change was the fact that I wasn't sure if I would be eligible for unemployment insura…

Started by LaGuitariste

72 Jan 31, 2012
Reply by Jeannie Wagner

The mind-boggling calculations are in...

OK -- after spending another couple of hours on the Group Health web-site and on the phone for an hour with Customer Service, here's what m…

Started by LaGuitariste

2 Jan 31, 2012
Reply by LaGuitariste

Business Insider on study of personal financial effects of diabetes

If You're Young And Have Diabetes, You Stand To Lose $160,000 In Lifetime Earnings A new study published in the journal Health Affairs esti…

Started by Emily Coles

2 Jan 12, 2012
Reply by MyBustedPancreas

Self-employed insurance costs in California

I'm self-employed. I'm currently in NY, NY. However, I want to move back to my home state of California. What I like about the tri-State ar…

Started by Regina

0 Jul 19, 2011

Insured or do you cover your cost?

The past few years could have been devastatingly costly for me... if I didn't have health insurance.  Though I have coverage (costly indivi…

Started by JLeigh

2 Sep 26, 2010
Reply by JLeigh




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