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Diabetes can be an expensive disease, especially for a family with three children. We do have Medical Insurance and it covers a good portion of our doctor visits and medical supplies. However, I was wondering if there is some sort of Temporary Medical help for families in need. With the recession and a decrease of hours, this would be a big help. What do you guys know about places to start? Any tips or advice welcome.

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Comment by Kristin on December 10, 2009 at 9:53pm
Welcome to TuDiabetes Cindy! Yes, there are programs out there that can help. Click here for a discussion with some good suggestions (there are many pages in the discussion -- click next at the bottom of the page to read the next page).

The insulin companies also have patient assistance programs where you can get free insulin. Do you need insulin? Which brand do you use?

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