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Patient Assistance Programs
*Make sure you know the manufacturer of your insulin, there are several programs. Click on the name and you will be automatically redirected to the webpage.
*If anyone knows of more Patient Assistance Programs that are not listed here, if a link no longer works, or if a program listed here does not help, please use the Contact tab at the top & let us know.
I have come across many websites with a list of programs that provide assistance but many of the links no longer work or are outdated. This list is up-to-date and if applicable, there is directions next to the link which will give specific directions how to get the product/assistance. As mentioned earlier, if a link no longer works, or if a program listed does not help, please use the Contact tab at the top & let us know so this page can be updated accordingly.
Patient Assistance Programs for Insulin
Patient Assistant Programs for Supplies
Inexpensive Blood Glucose Meters & Test Strips
ReliOn Diabetes Products ~ Inexpensive Diabetes Products available at Walmart
Free Blood Glucose and/or Ketone Meter
Abbott Precision Xtra Blood Glucose & Ketone Monitoring System ~ Free by calling 888-522-5226 & say “other”. Please note one type of test strip is needed for blood glucose testing & another type of test strip is needed for ketone testing. Sometimes a pharmacy may not have the Abbott Precision Xtra Blood KETONE Test Strips in stock but they may be able to order them. To order them tell the pharmacy this number – NDC # 57599-0745-01 (NDC = National Drug Code). To find out where to get Abbott products click here.
Nova Max Blood Glucose & Ketone Monitoring System ~ Sometimes a pharmacy may not have the Nova Max Blood KETONE Test Strips in stock but they may be able to order them. To order them tell the pharmacy this number – NDC # 08548048607 (NDC = National Drug Code)
Programs for those with Insulin Pumps
Medtronic Financial Assistance Program ~ Click on Financial Assistance.
Free Blood Glucose Meter and/or Test Strips
Test Strip Programs
Accu-Chek Patient Assistance Program ~ You must be a qualified, registered patient at one of the identified clinics in order to receive the products. Click the link to find a clinic location.
Pharmacy Discount Cards/Prescription Drug Coupons
Accu-Check Connect tool kit ~ $15 max co-pay with insurance (not valid with Medicare/Medicaid, $15 max co-pay with insurance does not apply if you live in MA, for CASH PAYING customers you will get $20 off a box of 50 test strips or $40 off a box of 100 test strips regardless of the state you live in)
Type 1 Information ~ The toolkits come via electronic copy unless you email JDRF and ask for a hard copy.