Betty J's Blog – January 2009 Archive (2)

Drug Firm's Bitter Pill

In my local paper today there is an article regarding Eli Lilly and how they have taken liberties with claims on a drug that they manufacture. Although people are always looking for miracle drugs they have to remember THERE ARE NONE! This is a link to an article and how many billions tof dollars they have to pay. This is not the first time that a pharmacuital company has misrepresented their product, read the article and form your own… Continue

Added by Betty J on January 16, 2009 at 5:55pm — 5 Comments

Glucose Monitor

I don't know if anyone has an extra supply of monitors but I do. I've gotten them for free at pharmacies that have promotional gatherings to introduce their products. Sometimes I've used them and sometimes not eventually they accumulate. I know there are people who could use a machine but don't know where to send them. At times I've run across websites that ask for supplies but it's been a while and I can't remember what sites they are.

Added by Betty J on January 10, 2009 at 6:50pm — 3 Comments

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