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How do you usually obtain your insulin?

 
     

Local pharmacy

 
 

60%

 

  312

 
     

Local discount store (e.g., Wal-Mart)

 
 

6%

 

  33

 
     

Mail order or online pharmacy to save money

 
 

14%

 

  74

 
     

Mail order or online pharmacy for convenience

 
 

3%

 

  20

 
     

Mail order or online pharmacy because my insurance makes me use it

 
 

11%

 

  62

 
     

Other

 
 

2%

 

  13

 
     

I don't use insulin

 
 

1%

 

  5

 


Total votes: 519

 

How do you usually obtain your insulin?

Poll dates: January 16 - 23, 2005
Total Votes: 519

Two-thirds of CWD visitors report obtaining insulin from a local store -- 60% from a local pharmacy, and 6% from a local discount store such as Wal-Mart. Of the remaining visitors, 28% report using a mail order or online pharmacy to obtain their insulin. For those who use mail order:

  • 47% (74/156) use mail order to save money
  • 13% (20/156) use mail order for convenience
  • 40% (62/156) use mail order because their insurance makes them

Because temperature extremes can damage insulin, we're interested in hearing from mail order users about their experiences with mail order delivery of insulin.

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