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Re: [IP] Beef Insulin Price Shock

HI Denise, sorry to hear about your rough day!  Good luck and be proud of
yourself for you good BG's...  Oh, and can you mail order insulin for your
cat directly instead of through that f**king thieving vet of yours? :)
ciao, Brian

> Hi Fellow Pumpers
> I am so angry I could scream. My nearly perfect bgs of the past two weeks
> soared!  My cat's vet has just charged me $225 for 2 vials of beef PZI
> including syringes) while my former vet  on Long Island still charges $140
> the same amount.  (I just called to verify this)  Also it took two weeks
> get the insulin (back ordered I was told) and it turns out to be a lie.  I
> called the manufacturer who told me that even at $70 a vial this is high
> considering the cost to the vet, and also that insulin is always shipped
> overnight, there was no back order.
> I am overwhelmed at the moment taking care of my husband who had lung
> a week ago (it was cancer but appears to have been totally encapsulated
> no metastases) and can't afford to stay in shrieking mode too long.  I was
> proud of maintaining great bgs throughout the surgery I don't want to let
> ruin everything!  Please anyone, send me your best SWEAR words so that I
> cool down some.  I promise I won't use them on the vet or anyone else, but
> this 63 year old convent bred lady needs to tell her diabetic cat what her
> greedy blankety blankety  vet is up to.   As soon as I can I will find
> vet!
> Thanks!!
> Denise Guerin
> Type 1 49 years
> who once paid less than $5 a vial for her own PZI in the 1950's.
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