Daily Archives: August 14, 2013

The back nine

As I write this (Tuesday night), I’m down to my last nine Bayer ContourNext strips.

You may remember my saga with the test strips, and insurance battles, from my last post.

22 boxes of teststripsActually, that’s not quite accurate. I’ve got 22 unopened boxes of strips (for a total of 1100 fingerstick tests; or if you play by the rules, 1078 fingerstick tests and twenty-two control-solution tests). I’ve also got a return-label to send those strips back to Edgepark, and a standing prescription to get 22 identical boxes of strips from CVS Caremark. So I can’t quite open those boxes just yet, or it could cost me dearly.

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