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From Oshawa, Ontario, Canada:

I am 28 years old, recently diagnosed with diabetes, and my physician has me testing twice a day. However, although I work full-time, I have no health insurance or any financial recourse for the strips used for testing, and the cheapest strips the I can find are about $90 for 100 of them. Any suggestion on where I can purchase them or receive some help with the cost?


I suggest that you contact the Canadian Diabetes Association for information about resources in Canada.


Additional comments from David Mendosa, A Writer on the Web:

See Financial Help, at the ADA website, Free Drugs, and The Angel Network.


Additional comments from David S. Holtzman, Esq.:

Pardon my ignorance, but doesn't the Canadian government provide health benefits to all citizens? Do the benefits vary by province?


Original posting 23 Mar 2002
Posted to Insurance/Costs


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