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

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

Photos and extra reporting by Monique Jaques for STAT

Emma Kleck changes her Dexcom transmitter in a Vancouver park, the early morning after planing a trip to Canada to shop for insulin. She hacks the unit to save cash, but this hack did not work.

J ust after Emma Kleck switched 26, she started searching for routes to Canada.

Kleck, who’s got kind 1 diabetes, knew she’d be spending a hefty amount each 12 months for the test strips, human body sensors, and insulin vials she needs to handle her condition when she switched from her parents’ insurance to your high-deductible plan her job provides. She had been determined to see if she may find a less expensive choice. (더 보기…)