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Re: [IP] Monthly expense of Cost of pump



The $200 per month is if you don't have insurance.  It will depend on
your insurance.  If your insurance covers 90% of DME, then it will cost
you $20 per month.

Mark

Sarah Arnal wrote:
> 
> --- Alan Reed <email @ redacted> wrote:
> > Shivaun,
> > Costs vary from person to person but as a rough
> > guide you take it that you
> > would have to replace the infusion set and syringe
> > every three days. What
> > this will mean in $ depends on where you live.  In
> > Australia where I live it
> > costs me on that basis $A 200.00 per month and it is
> > the best thing I have
> > done as it has given me control of my diabetes.
> > Alan Reed
> > ----- Original Message -----
> 
> I have heard a lot of people say that it costs them
> around 200/month as well, but I can't see how that is
> true. I am not pumping yet, but I start in 11 days and
> I just ordered some supplies. One box of 10 quicksets
> was 175.00 alone, then there are the syringes and the
> IV prep, plus the extra supplies for more frequent BS
> testing.... am I mising something here? For me it
> looks like pumping is going to be at least double the
> price of my previous MDI. I am not saying the extra
> cost isn't going to be worth it, but I do forsee it
> being much more expensive. Maybe this is just the case
> in Canada, I dont know....
> 
> Sarah Arnal (21 yrs old, 8 yrs DM, pumping SOON!!)
> 
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