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How do you usually obtain your insulin?


Local pharmacy






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: 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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