03-28-2011 05:14 PM
04-02-2011 07:25 PM
04-02-2011 11:13 PM
I found a Patient Assistance Program for Bayer click here
Amazon also seems to have the cheapest strips for now click here
Let me know how it works out for you. I'll add these to the list later today.
04-02-2011 11:15 PM
I hope you can find some assistance too. Let me know how you make out.
04-03-2011 12:19 AM
04-03-2011 08:28 AM
Also, this site lists some other places with free medical care:
And for those willing to volunteer for clinical trials of treatments so new that the FDA has not approved charging for the treatments yet:
04-03-2011 07:48 PM
04-03-2011 08:01 PM
Did you actually check out the freemedicalcamps link? I did for my area and nothing listed was free! They were medical walk-in clinics that do charge and for the most part walk-in dental clinics that do charge.
This is more an advertisement for fee-for-service establishments!
I also don't think that just because a person is in bad financial circumstances that they should have to volunteer as human Guinea pigs. It would be a really sad state if that were the only option they had.
04-03-2011 08:43 PM
Another resource to consider: Medical schools often offer some types of medical care free for anyone who walks in and volunteers to be treated by the doctors in training. Generally no help with transportation to the medical school and back, though.
I know people who have gotten dental and optometry help this way around here--it hasn;t been quite free, but has been substantially cheaper than what is normall y charged...
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