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Re: [IP] Washington Post online Front Page today. High cost of Insulin



and that $33. is canadian.... which is about $25. american
stacey

On Sun, Jun 25, 2017 at 7:05 PM, Liliana Wells <
email @ redacted> wrote:

> John - pre-bolusing is exactly what Gary SCHEINER suggested in his
> books "Think Like a Pancreas".  After years of bolusing when I see my
> meal, I tried this approach and it helps to minimizing those spikes
> after dinner.  Now, if I could just remember to do it, I would be all
> set.
>
> I was told by a pharmacy in Hamilton,Ontario that their Humalog is $33
> and needs no prescription.  WOW!  That was last year, so they could
> have gone up a little.  I have some insulin now; but if I have to I
> will go there.  I have family and friends in New York State, so it
> would be a hop and a skip away to take a day trip to Hamilton.
>
>
>
> On Sun, Jun 25, 2017 at 3:53 PM, John H
> <email @ redacted> wrote:
>  > I bought 3 bottles of Fiasp in Montreal in May. I like it so much I may
> go
> back
> > quarterly. My biggest issue is spikes after meals and it seems to help.
> Pre
>  > blousing might work as well but I find it hard to wait when the food is
> in
> front
> > of me. Don't recall the exact cost but it was around 35 a bottle US.
> >
> > Sent from my iPhone
> >
> >  > On Jun 25, 2017, at 3:29 PM, Liliana Wells
> > <email @ redacted> wrote:
> >>
> >> Good article.  I still say, make it a priority to save enough money
> >> once a year from other expenses to go to Canada or Central America to
> >> get your insulin there.  That's my game plan.
> >>
> >> On Sun, Jun 25, 2017 at 2:41 PM, jonathanj36mip
> >> <email @ redacted> wrote:
> >>> Written by a T1 endocrinologist.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >  >
>  >
> https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/insulin-is-too-
> expensive-for-many-of-my-patients-it-doesnt-have-to-be/
> 2017/06/22/c5091c42-56cf-11e7-a204-ad706461fa4f_story.html?
> utm_term=.2934db03d7d0
> >>>
> >>> There are more on more of these articles these days.
> >>>
> >>> John H
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