Every month when I get my diabetic supplies, there is coupons in there for free bayer contour meters, I have used them in the past and then donated them to local free clinic. however if there is…Continue
"Brandi, I did not mean to sound like a downer, for the record, I am T2, until last week i was paying 1638.00 per month for health insurance, with a 9k deductable and a 50% co insurance, THAT WAS OFF THE CHARTS!!
so, i have been fighting this for the…"
"no one will be able to afford healthcare on jan 1 2014, prices are already at 1800.00 min for family of 2, and they are expecting 2200.00 to be the norm. this will be the worst medical storm you have ever seen....may the force be with you all."
"I live in central florida, my insurance ended the 1st of feb. I am getting goblue with blue cross and blue shield, not a very good plan, just to carry me over for 6 months, then I am going on the state pre-existing condition plan, believe it or not…"
"I have used the bayer A1C home test kit for the last 2 yrs, that was 4 tests at home, 3 of them i was on my way to the pc doc, they did an a1c in the lab, and sent it away, all 3 times my home test was 5.4, the lab test was 5.3 ,now that to me is…"
"Yep they do expire. Im a nursing student and we recently had a conversation about this. Everything oxidizes and the paper/foil they come in breaksdown. They could still be good past the expiration date, all depends on how they where stored. I would…"
"Hmmm...not a chemist here, but I think alcohol(Isopropyl or rubbing alcohol) oxidizes to acetone. However, the oxidation takes a very very very long time. And we may have to factor in the kind of container, storage location, humidity.weather, etc.…"
"Alcohol expires? Does this mean I have to throw out that 10-year old bottle of rubbing alcohol I have in the linen closet???
Seriously, I don't think alcohol expires; the wipes may dry out, but the alcohol itself should be fine. After all, we…"
"I say the only true expiration = drying out. I wouldn't doubt that they put an expiration date on them simply so that when they do dry out customers can't complain that they were defective in some way."
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