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Re: [IP] Over the counter insulin



That would make sense to me.

On Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 4:22 PM, Annabella Lewis <
email @ redacted> wrote:

>  I remember in the 60s in the UK, when co-pays for prescriptions were
> introduced
> under the
>  National; Health System (NHS) it was determined that any prescription
> that was
> a life time
> necesiity would be exempt, this included insulin.
>
> It seems like they were following Dr Banting's advice.
>
> Annabella
>
> Date sent:              Fri, 30 Oct 2015 19:34:20 +0000 (UTC)
>  From: Doree Miles <email @ redacted>
> To:                     "email @ redacted"
>         <email @ redacted>
> Subject:                [IP] Over the counter insulin
> Send reply to:          email @ redacted
>
> > About 5 years ago I was out of town and ran out of my novolog.
>  > I went to a Walmart in southern California and bought regular insulin
> over
> the
> > counter with no prescription.
> > I believe it was Fred Banting who originally insisted that people who
> need
> > external insulin to remain alive were able to obtain it - meaning over
> the
> > counter and at a fairly reasonable price.
> > Dr. Banting was concerned about people in poverty who could not afford to
> > visit a doctor to be able to obtain their live sustaining insulin.B  His
> > believe was that people should have access to maintenance drug that keeps
> > people alive. Thank you Dr. Banting.
> > .
> .
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