Hey All, its been so long since ive been on this site. ive been missing it. i just recently got some internet back.

Well, I'm here in DESPERATE need of help. Most of the insulin and supplies I got were from my brother. he had a webpage on facebook for those w/o insurance and in need of supplies. to donate. My dilema is the page was closed down about a month ago. and I'm so dangerously low on supplies.
Would anyone have any Novolog, Lantus, or Syringes to spare? I'm severely in need. I'm down to my last Novolog pen, and its about half full.
Does anyone have anything to spare? even expired insulins? its definately better than none at all :(

I really hate having to come back to this webpage after so long, just to come beg for supplies. but I really dont know where else to go.
I really REALLY hope to hear back from anyone :) please send me a message
take care everyone, and thank you so so very much for your time :D

-John Crellin

Views: 349

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

Hi John,

Truly sorry for your struggle.

From Terms of Service http://www.tudiabetes.org/main/authorization/termsOfService?previou...:

Also, we cannot allow the exchange, sale or giveaway of items that require a prescription from a licensed practitioner (such as a doctor, dentist, ophthalmologist or optometrist) in our communities. Examples of prescription items include but are not limited to: insulin pumps, insulin pump supplies and insulin. Any prescription items listed for sale, exchange or giveaway by any member will be deleted.

Pharmaceutical companies offer a Patient Assistance Program for people who can't afford meds. You'll need to a complete a form on their site.

Wal Mart sells a meter with inexpensive strips.

Most states don't require an Rx for syringes & it's up to the discretion of the pharmasist to sell a limited number (usually a package of 10) with an ID. Syringes are cheap--$.10 each.

That's odd I live in California and I can buy insulin and test strips and syringes with no prescription. I had to do it a couple of times when my insurance lapsed due to change of employment once, And change of insurance companies another time. Has something changed?

Of course it is crazy expensive to buy a bottle of insulin this way, but I thought it was legal.

I thought there was a place here on this site to donate pump supplies.

There is also a program in California , I see you are in Sacramento, You can get insurance a a pretty good rate through PCIP.

Prexisting Condition insurance Policy. You need to be uninsured for 6 months to qualify, Thats's all. They will cover all the diabetic stuff. It is only around 250/month. Maybe less for you , you look a bit younger than me.

Google PCIP CALIFORNIA and it will come up.

RSS

Advertisement



REsources

From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

DHF Joins Diabetes Advocacy Alliance

Diabetes Hands Foundation is incredibly honored to join the Diabetes Advocacy Alliance, an organization with the drive and potential to affect a powerful, positive impact on diabetes and healthcare policy. Diabetes Advocacy Alliance is a 20-member coalition of leading professional Read on! →

Helmsley Charitable Trust Renews Support for DHF

HELMSLEY CHARITABLE TRUST GRANTS SUPPORT TO DIABETES HANDS FOUNDATION FOR FOURTH YEAR  Funding in 2015 to support major transitions in programs and leadership at Diabetes Hands Foundation BERKELEY, CA: February 18, 2015 – The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Read on! →

Diabetes Hands Foundation Team

DHF TEAM

Melissa Lee
(Interim Executive Director, Editor, has type 1)


Manny Hernandez
(Co-Founder, has LADA)

Emily Coles (Head of Communities, has type 1)

Mila Ferrer
(EsTuDiabetes Community Manager, mother of a child with type 1)

Mike Lawson
(Head of Experience, has type 1)

Corinna Cornejo
(Director of Operations and Development, has type 2)

Desiree Johnson  (Administrative and Programs Assistant, has type 1)

DHF VOLUNTEERS


Lead Administrator

Brian (bsc) (has type 2)


Administrators

Lorraine (mother of type 1)
Marie B (has type 1)

DanP (has Type 1)

Gary (has type 2)

David (has type 2)

 

LIKE us on Facebook

Spread the word

Loading…

This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify. This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information: verify here.

© 2015   A community of people touched by diabetes, run by the Diabetes Hands Foundation.

Badges  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Service