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Re: [IP] Thank You Lilly

In a message dated 10/02/2003 6:24:32 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 
email @ redacted writes:

> I picked up the refill of my Humalog Rx at the local pharmacy and 
> noticed that the price has gone up again. I checked my records back to 
> January 1998 and found that this was the eleventh price increase. I 
> also found that the price (to me) of one bottle has been going up at 
> the rate of $6.36 PER YEAR. The price has more than doubled in 5.7 
> years. My insurance non-coverage of Rx medicines has not changed in 
> this period. I do get some benefit from AARP Member Choice.
> I can remember when the price of a 10 ml bottle of insulin was just a 
> dollar or two. But I don't have any records from that long ago, because 
> my parents paid the bills.
> Tom Beatson
> dx 12/1942, 506 1995, 508 2000

Tom I have posted this before to Jan I can recall buying insulin in the late 
50's for $2.83 per bottle. I recall it because the V-8 Chevy motor was also 
283cc. When I got married in 1967 it was less than $5.00 
 Roger C
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