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Old 07-26-2012, 08:40   #1
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Walmart Launches Effort to Save Diabetes Patients Up to $60 Million Annually

BENTONVILLE, Ark., July 24, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Walmart today launched an effort to save diabetes patients in the U.S. up to $60 million annually with Walmart's exclusive ReliOn brand of diabetes products. ReliOn products provide an affordable, high-quality option to help the nearly 26 million individuals who live with diabetes in the U.S. better manage their disease.

In particular, Walmart introduced today the low-cost ReliOn Prime meter and blood sugar test strips. The retailer will offer the ReliOn Prime meter for $16.24 and ReliOn Prime blood sugar test strips at $9 for 50-ct strips, or 18 cents per test. People with diabetes use meters and blood sugar test strips daily to test their blood sugar levels and determine when they need to take insulin.

"Many people with diabetes struggle to manage their disease due to its terrible financial burden," said John Agwunobi, M.D., president of Walmart U.S. Health and Wellness. "We've worked closely with our suppliers and found a way to significantly reduce the cost of diabetes products for all of our customers, whether they have insurance or not, so they can better manage their disease."

Walmart will provide increased savings on a variety of items to help patients ease the cost of diabetes management. ReliOn items that will see reduced prices include gloves, lancets, syringes and more. Walmart also offers ReliOn insulin products at the everyday low price of $24.88 per bottle.

Walmart Launches Effort to Save Diabetes Patients Up to $60 Million Annually - PR Newswire - The Sacramento Bee

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My next trip to the US and i will stock up on this :-)

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This is true. Already have this at our little Walmart. I thought they had marked wrong price or my eyes were playing tricks on me.

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I use the side kick from WM, $0.25/strip, may have to look into this.

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Oh doesn't that figure. I just ordered the omnis system off amazon and 50 strips just to try. But if I can keep a recurring order at wallyhell for 200/month...that's half the cost if their other strips. Maybe something to check out? 10 bucks would be worth the convenience.

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Wonder what part of China these things are made at.

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Wonder what part of China these things are made at.
Probably the same plant as my accu checks. Lol

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Nice, even less expensive than the $36 bucks I pay for the 100 of the ReliOn Confirm strips.

Right now, I'm getting AccuChek SmartView strips @ 200 for $40 through insurance. The new Walmart ones are 4 bucks cheaper.

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I looked at these yesterday and I think I will switch when I'm out of the onetouch strips. I got 100 of those for $25 and I only get so many refills.

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The only major concern I have about these is my local wallyhell does not keep a very good stick of their diabetic supplies. I'm very leary about getting these then finding they don't have enough/any in stock.

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