How do you usually obtain your insulin?
Local discount store (e.g., Wal-Mart)
Mail order or online pharmacy to save money
Mail order or online pharmacy for convenience
Mail order or online pharmacy because my insurance makes me use it
I don't use insulin
Total votes: 482
How do you usually obtain your insulin?Poll dates: February 12 - 19, 2006
Total Votes: 482
Two-thirds of CWD visitors report obtaining insulin from a local store -- 59% from a local pharmacy, and 7% from a local discount store such as Wal-Mart, essentially the same as last year's poll on this topic. Of the remaining visitors, 27% report using a mail order or online pharmacy to obtain their insulin. For those who use mail order:
- 47% (67/144) use mail order to save money
- 17% (24/144) use mail order for convenience
- 37% (53/144) 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.
For mail order users, have you ever had insulin that had to be replaced due to damage during shipment, such as from exposure to temperature extremes? Yes 20% 8 No 78% 32 Not sure 2% 1
Total votes: 41
Last Updated: Sunday February 19, 2006 12:35:11
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