Diabetes test strips: How much do they cost? 15 cents or $1.50 each.

Summary: Diabetes test strips can cost a lot. We heard prices ranging from  15 cents a strip, to $9 for a box of 50 strips (18 cents each) up to $1.50 per strip. A little more than 60 cents a strip is not uncommon. The strips are used by diabetics to test their blood glucose. […]

Who’s buying medications and medical supplies on Craigslist?

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Who’s buying medications and medical supplies on Craigslist?

  Medications and supplies for chronic conditions like diabetes and asthma are expensive, especially for the uninsured. But who thought that Craigslist would be a supplier of choice, instead of the local CVS or Costco? I’ve seen a handwritten sign or two scattered about the New York City area offering to pay cash for diabetes […]