3 Ways to Get Free Diabetic Supplies
(for diabetes patients)
The following article is intended for diabetics in the USA who need to monitor their blood
glucose level for better diabetes management.
Currently the blood glucose level tests are doing with a special device - glucose meter (aka glucometer,
or glucose monitor). Basic glucose meters are not very expensive themselves, but they use supplement -
special glucose test strips. A diabetic needs one strip for each test and it can be expensive enough.
The good news are that more states are passing laws to further expand health coverage regarding diabetes. In
May, 2004, 46 states had the laws requiring health insurance coverage to include diabetes treatment. The states not
included are Ohio, Alabama, Idaho and North Dakota. As of 2002, Georgia and Wisconsin passed an expansion of
current coverage requirements. In 2003 Hawaii adopted a resolution to clarify its mandate of diabetes education
The above means that most diabetes patients who have medical health
insurance, can get free diabetic supplies including the glucose meter.
How to get free diabetic supplies online
Way #1 (The Best)
Since 2004 several mail order companies, specialized in diabetes supplement, have created their online presences.
They offer to fill in a form on their site and than they call to patient for more details regarding their free
- ClickOnHealth.com of
Alliance Health Networks
ClickOnHealth removes the barriers between patients and diabetic supplies solutions. They partner with trusted,
reliable providers to find the best available solutions and connect individuals with answers: quickly,
effective, easily, safely.
- FreeGlucoseMeter.com of Access Diabetic Supply,
One of the nation's leading diabetic supply companies. Some years ago they ranked an impressive #25 on
Entrepreneur Magazine's list of the Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies. Wide choice of the brand name glucose
meters. Requirement: You'll need to enter your physician phone number. They contact him for you to obtain a
valid prescription for diabetes.
- AmericanDiabetes.com of American Diabetes Services,
American Diabetes Services (ADS) is a diabetes supply company offering free or low-cost supplies to customers
who qualify. Offers the newest meters including the Ascensia Contour, FreeStyle Flash and the OneTouch Ultra 2.
The world's smallest meters, meters with voice capabilities as well as drum and disc systems that are
preloaded with strips for your convenience. An approved Medicare provider, also accepts most major insurance.
ADS helps to save money on diabetic supplies and provides thousands of diabetics with personalized customer
support and access to a variety of supplies.
- Free diabetic supplies on FreedoMed.com
Another leader in the diabetic supply industry. As a participating Medicare provider offers diabetic supplies
for free or at very low cost. Accepts most major medical insurance plans and carries all of the leading brands
of diabetic testing supplies including Freestyle, Accu-Check and OneTouch. Most of their customers receive
supplies delivered to their door at no cost.
Some pharmacy stores offer a glucometer for free when you buy some amount of test strips from them. In this case
you don't need to have medical insurance, but you have to pay money for strips. This is not truly "free glucometer"
offer. Consider that as a kind of discount.
- Free diabetic meter on
The leading online retailer of blood glucose meters, glucose test strips, insulin, insulin pump supplies,
sugar-free foods and other accessories for diabetics.
- Free diabetic supplies on Hocks.Com
Respectable discount diabetic supplier. They give free glucose meter when you buy 1-2 boxes of strips. Free
shipping on qualified orders over $79. FreeStyle Flash blood glucose meter after $20.00 instant rebate.
Getting a free meter directly from producing
companies. Health insurance is needed also. This is not guaranteed way, because such offers are not
New complimentary OneTouch blood glucose monitoring system from LifeScan,
Step 1: Use "..." for the Insurance Provider Drop Down Box.
Step 2: Choose the monitor of your choice:Ultra 2 or One Touch Ultra Smart.
Step 3: Enter your contact information. Where it asks for the BD Monitor number, use: 1-888-232-2737
Lastly, it gives you a confirmation: "Thank you for selecting a new OneTouch Blood Glucose Meter. You will receive
your new OneTouch UltraSmart Meter and Simple Start™ education materials within 3 business days."
Simple Start™ Diabetes+Food DVD & Free OneTouch Ultra 2 from LifeScan,
You apparently will
see the free meter offer after you enter your info.
Free Breeze 2 meter coupon
Free Contour glucometer coupon