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Blink Health is working with Eli Lilly and Company to offer a 40 percent discount on Lilly insulins. The Blink Health Insulin Patient Access Program delivers the 40 percent discount directly to patients and will be honored at over 67,000 local pharmacies nationwide. Anyone can participate in the Blink Health Insulin Patient Access Program via the Blink Health mobile app (available for iOS & Android) or website, www.blinkhealth.com, which has no membership fees or monthly premiums. Patients enter the form, dosage and quantity of the Lilly insulin that matches their prescription. The discount will be automatically applied. Payments are made online and the prescriptions can be picked up at virtually any U.S. pharmacy, including: Walgreens, CVS/pharmacy, Target, RiteAid, Safeway and Kroger. People using federal government programs are not eligible. Purchases are fully refundable.

Roche Diagnostics, the maker of ACCU-CHEK® Products provides a limited supply of ACCU-CHEK Aviva test strips to a network of community clinics and health centers throughout the U.S. to distribute to their low-income and uninsured patients with diabetes.

BD Medical – Diabetes Care offers a patient assistance program for people who use BD Ultra-Fine™ Insulin Syringes. You may qualify if you cannot pay for insulin syringes because your income is low and you do not have health insurance. You must meet financial and other program-specific criteria to be eligible for assistance. People who receive Medicare or Medicaid benefits do not qualify for this program. If you qualify, you can receive BD Ultra-Fine™ Insulin Syringes for a small co-pay.

The Diabetic Eye Disease Detection Program provides dilated retinal eye examinations for people with diabetes who would not otherwise be able to afford this care. Programs are usually held at a hospital or a health center and scheduled on a Saturday

Eye Care America Diabetes EyeCare Program provides eye exams and up to one year of care to US citizens and legal residents within the Continental U.S, Hawaii and Puerto Rico through volunteer ophthalmologists (EyeMDs) often at no out-of-pocket cost to those who qualify.

Lower Extremity Amputation Prevention (LEAP) is a comprehensive program that can dramatically reduce lower extremity amputations in individuals with diabetes mellitus, Hansen’s disease, or any condition that results in loss of protective sensation in the feet. LEAP’s program includes annual foot screenings, education, self-inspections, footwear selections, and foot care management.

Children and adults with diabetes receive free access to diabetic supplies and medications needed to manage their disease, remain in school and working and prevent secondary conditions. Clients are provided glucose meters, lancets, test strips (one (1) box per month for a total of eight (8) per calendar year) and up to $100 annually for insulin and oral diabetes medications.

Diabetes Matters incorporates patient education and support services for those with type 1 or type 2 diabetes through direct services and community outreach, including individual and group education classes, empowerment groups, nutrition classes, educational materials, community presentations, direct assistance with diabetes supplies, “Ask an Educator” by phone or online, diabetes risk assessments, and the Aronoff Diabetes Resource Center.

HealthLink’s Diabetes Monitoring Program was started in response to an overwhelming community need, the ability to control and monitor blood glucose levels in our diabetic population. The Diabetes Monitoring Programs accepts eligible patients into their program and provides, at no cost, a blood glucose machine, test strips and other supplies. Participants stop by monthly to replenish supplies and receive additional information, support and counseling to assist them in controlling their diabetes.

The Rambo Memorial Health Center staff works with the medical community and other local agencies to provide free quality health care to residents of Muskingum County, with a respiratory diagnosis, who are uninsured, underinsured, and/or have no local physician. Out-of-county residents may take advantage of their services for small charges. Fees are based on income (refer to website for financial assistance program guidelines and service fee descriptions).

In an effort to help those with diabetes in cooperation from Abbott Diabetes Care, we are pleased to provide a free diabetes kit to those who qualify. You may also qualify to receive all your diabetic supplies such as strips and lancet FREE of charge direct from us.

Can Do Canines provide service animals to individuals with Type I Diabetes. Diabetes Assist Dogs are trained to monitor smells in the air for a specific scent on the human breath that is related to rapidly dropping or low blood sugar levels. Applicants must be a resident of Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, or Iowa.