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: 460
How do you usually obtain your insulin?Poll dates: February 10 - 17, 2008
Total Votes: 460
Amost two-thirds of CWD visitors report obtaining insulin from a local store -- 62% from a local pharmacy, and 4% from a local discount store such as Wal-Mart, essentially the same as in previous years (see table below). Of the remaining visitors, 27% report using a mail order or online pharmacy to obtain their insulin. For those who use mail order:
- 51% (67/131) use mail order to save money
- 11% (14/131) use mail order for convenience
- 38% (50/131) use mail order because their insurance makes them
This table summarizes how people have responded to this poll over the past several years:
Answer Feb 2008 Feb 2006 Jan 2005 Local pharmacy 62% 59% 60% Local discount store 4% 7% 6% Mail order to save money 14% 13% 14% Mail order for convenience 3% 4% 3% Mail order because required to 10% 10% 11% Other 3% 1% 2%
Because temperature extremes can damage insulin, we're interested in hearing from mail order users about their experiences with mail order delivery of insulin.[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Last Updated: Sunday February 17, 2008 11:53:30
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