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RE: [IP] Any Canadians or Maritimers



Ooops, I looked at my information again and the price of the SofSet QR is
$10 because there are 12 in a box, not 24.  Sorry :-(

KK

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> From: 	Kaliszewski, Kristine[SMTP:email @ redacted]
> Sent: 	Wednesday, January 20, 1999 4:10 PM
> To: 	'email @ redacted'
> Subject: 	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
> > ----------
> > 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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