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RE: [IP] Any Canadians or Maritimers



	Wow, we can pay $120 for a box of SofSets ($5 ea.).  I've seen this
in multiple places.  My insurance paid 100% of the pump, but only 80% of the
supplies.

	KK
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> From: 	pat & dave springall[SMTP:email @ redacted]
> Sent: 	Wednesday, January 20, 1999 3:24 PM
> To: 	email @ redacted
> Subject: 	Re: [IP] Any Canadians or Maritimers
> 
> <<File: vcard.vcf>>
> Hi Stacey:
> My wife Patricia is a type 1 diabetic and on minimed pump 507c since about
> 6 months, supplies are expensive and we order from Kennebacasis Drugs in
> Rothesay. N.B. to the tune of 402 dollars for 24 sof-set Q.R. at 13.75
> each and 24 syringe reservoir 3 at 3 each for the foregoing total of 402
> dollars.(aprox 2 1/2  month supply). We are fortunate to have duel
> insurance so the supplies are covered 100%.
> 
> Our 507c pump costs 3500 U/S dollars and our insurance picked up 80% of
> the cost and we paid the additional 20%. Our second insurance denied
> coverage on the pump.
> 
> Pat uses humalog cartridges at a cost here of 35 dollars per 10ml, again
> we are fortunate enough to have coverage on insulin also .
> 
> Stacey, how do these prices above compare to what you are paying and do
> you shop at the same Drug outlet in Rothesay, N.B.
> 
> We are living in Newfoundland, I am originally from NS and my wife Pat
> from Ontario so guess we qualify as maritimers..
> 
> Stacey Phillips wrote:
> 
> > Hi Everyone:
> >
> > Just a quick question - how many pumpers on this list are from Canada?
> > Especially, from the maritimes. I am from Fredericton, New Brunswick.
> > I value everyones help on this list but things here in Canada really
> > varies from the United States or elsewhere. I mean taking care of
> > yourselves and the pump issues are the same but insurance issues,
> > insulin rates, prices, etc differ so much. I am not being rude because
> > I love all of you and your valuable tips and information. I just want
> > to see how many "locals" we actually have here.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Stacey Phillips
> >
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> 
> --
> Pat and/or Dave Springall
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