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free diabetic supplies

Postby lilskydrm24 » Wed Feb 17, 2010 9:16 pm

Can someone please help me with finding a way to get my father his diabetic supplies. He has no insurance and he cant work because of his health and he is having trouble getting medicare and disability. He is out of his supplies now and I am really worried becaus ehe has no way of testing his sugar. And if anyone has information on getting help with his medications as well. Thank you so much

Postby jimithy » Thu Feb 18, 2010 11:27 am


One method is to use your community health center (or clinic). They have a sliding scale, they usually respond quickly to major problems (such as no testing supplies). Contact your local Health Department to find out what help is available in your area

There are many free clinics that can provide your father with supplies as well. These clinics usually will treat anyone with a illness that has no insurance. Your local Health Department should be able to help you locate one in your area or go to

Julie Love Assistance Program for Diabetes, Inc.
FreedoMed 1-888-722-7556

Both of the options above do have medical supplies that your father may also benefit from as well.

Another option is to contact your local United Way as they can also be of some assistance to you. You can find your local office on this site-
They maintain the Family Wize Prescription Drug Savings Program in which your father may be able to save 10-20% on his medications.

Contact your local hospital and ask to speak to their social services department. They can assist you in applying for a PAP, or find resources that can be of help to you in obtaining supplies.

If living in Mississippi or New Jersey, both have a one time free emergency help. For Mississippi call 601-957-7878 For New Jersey, call

This is a charity organization that gives money to people with low income that run into a one-time expense that could be life threatening.

The website takes donations of diabetes supplies and distributes them to other organizations that serve people in need. There is a list on their site. They also give out supplies directly. This is where you file out the form for diabetic supplies when you cannot afford them. is another great place to find information about diabetes and how to get assistance.

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