Where can I get cheap OneTouch Ultra strips?
Posted 19 April 2008 - 12:11 PM
Posted 19 April 2008 - 12:46 PM
I will look at the links I have saved and see if I have any thing that helps.
I think the Welcome To Together Rx Access, card gets a discount on OneTouch strips , they are on the list of prescriptions. Dont know what the discount is, but I used my card when I was with out insurance and it saved a good bit on my antibiotic and painpills after I had a tooth removed last year.
Type 1 20 years
pumping with purple MM 722, since 9/21/07
Finally named my pump, she is PIF, that stands for purple insulin feeder
Posted 19 April 2008 - 01:46 PM
Right now I am currently without health insurance and was wondering if anyone knew where or how I could get cheap or discounted test strips until my health insurance kicks in. I have tried Ebay but I would like to know if there are better options. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
When is your health insurance going to kick in?
Diagnosed April 1990
Pumping with my Omni Pod
Last A1C 10.5 ( May 2012 )
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Posted 19 April 2008 - 02:01 PM
Diagnosed - 02/28/08
A1C - (8/10/2009= 5.7; 03/02/09 = 5.6 ; 12/29/08 = 5.8 ; 09/17/08 = 5.5 ; 05/27/08 = 5.7 ; 04/03/08 = 7.7 ; 02/29/08 = 10.1)
Diet and exercise only since 01/15/09
Posted 19 April 2008 - 02:20 PM
●Type 1 diabetic since 11 months old
●Pumper since December of 2002
~Animas IR 1000 (Dec. 2002 - Jan. 2005)
~Animas IR 1200 (Jan. 2005 - Jan. 2009)
~Cozmo 1800 (Jan. 2009 - ?)
●Dexcom Seven+ (Aug 1, 2009 - Oct 31, 2012)
●Dexcom G4 (Nov 1, 2012 - ???)
Diabetes is an Art, NOT a Science. You must master the control by skills and not by knowledge alone.
Posted 19 April 2008 - 07:23 PM
Posted 20 April 2008 - 12:30 AM
I'd say ebay. I just bought 100 test strips for $56 (including shipping). But, you might be able to find a better deal. I do have coverage with my insurance, but I don't want to call my doc office for frequent refills. Their current prescription is for testing 2 times a day. But, I check anywhere beteen 4-6 times a day.
You can ask your doc to up your prescription, mine just did, from 4 times to 8 times a day; could save you lots of $$!
Type2, diagnosed 2004
Lantus at night
Novolog Flexpen before meals
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Posted 02 May 2008 - 01:15 PM
Thanks for all your reply's and help! My insurance should kick in 2 months from now, but you all know how expensive everything can be without insurance. Once again thanks again to everybody!
You won't find "cheap" one touch strips anywhere execpt ebay. I would go to walmart and buy the reli-on brand of strips and one of their cheap meters.
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