See one woman’s complicated, expensive journey to a Canadian strip mall pharmacy — all for cheaper insulin

See one woman’s complicated, expensive journey to a Canadian strip mall pharmacy — all for cheaper insulin

Photos and reporting that is additional Monique Jaques for STAT

Emma Kleck changes her Dexcom transmitter in a Vancouver park, the after traveling to Canada to purchase insulin morning. She hacks the unit to save lots of money, but this hack did not work.

J ust after Emma Kleck switched 26, she started finding out about routes to Canada.

Kleck, who may have kind 1 diabetes, knew she’d be having to pay a hefty amount each 12 months for the test strips, human body sensors, and insulin vials she needs to control her illness when she switched from her moms and dads’ insurance into the high-deductible plan her work provides. Continue reading See one woman’s complicated, expensive journey to a Canadian strip mall pharmacy — all for cheaper insulin