To print: Select File and then Print from your browser's menu
What We’re Reading: Retailers Offer Free Diabetes Medicine
April 27, 2010
Between medicines, monitoring equipment, and medical co-pays, managing diabetes can be expensive. So the announcement that two popular retail chains — Meijer and Publix — have introduced programs providing free generic metformin to people with Type 2 diabetes may come as welcome news.
As part of a healthy-living initiative to provide certain medicines at no cost to shoppers, Meijer will supply generic immediate-release metformin in tablet strengths of 500 milligrams, 850 milligrams, and 1,000 milligrams. Up to 100 tablets are covered per prescription fill, and refills are also free. The Publix Pharmacy Diabetes Management System provides no-cost generic immediate-release metformin in tablet strengths of 500 milligrams, 850 milligrams, and 1,000 milligrams. Up to 90 tablets are provided per prescription fill, and refills are free.
This blog entry was written by Web Editor Diane Fennell.
Disclaimer of Medical Advice:You understand that the blogs posts and comments to such blog posts (whether posted by us, our agents, bloggers, or by users) do not constitute medical advice or recommendation of any kind and you should not rely on any information contained on such posts or comments to replace consultations with your qualified health care professionals to meet your individual needs. The opinions and other information contained in the blog posts and comments do not reflect the opinions or positions of the Site Proprietor.