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Does everyone realize that selling diabetic supplies is illegal?! Paying shipping is ok but this app is for trading or donating supplies, not for selling them.

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Living with type 1 diabetes since 1993. supporting a parent with type 1 diabetes since 1996.
Wilmington, DE
Well, we can sell our non-prescription items, like insulin pumps. But Medtronic requires a $500 transfer fee, prescription from buyer's doctor, and letter from seller if you want a warranty.

Living with type 1 diabetes since 1993. supporting a parent with type 1 diabetes since 1996.
Wilmington, DE
I am referencing in terms of legality as per Medtronic's own website. Not a lawyer. However, **** if you are...DM me.

I'm a dad supporting a child with type 1 diabetes since 2013.
Manhattan, NY
I wish it were that simple. Some of us have circumstances that are out of our control. I have no choice but to buy certain things just to keep my niece alive. It's a real shame that some make a living off of selling their supplies but I am desperate until March when our adoption goes through. Fingers crossed

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2005.
Murfreesboro, TN
Thanks for your input

Living with type 1 diabetes since 1991.
Unknown Location
http://tinyurl.com/zeknem8 Selling, trading or sharing any substance, drug, device or other that either requires a prescription or that your insurance covers any part of is illegal. Prescription drugs/devices are covered under the term 'drug diversion', and 'insurance fraud' covers the insurance issues. Most examples on the internet refer to the 'street drug' varieties of prescription abuse/fraud, but anything the pharmacy wont give you without acurrent prescription in file is technically covered under the same state and federal laws. preceiption

Living with type 1 diabetes since 1991.
Unknown Location
Unless you can get it OTC, and no insurance or assistance program covers any portion of the cost, technically you are breaking state and/or federal laws by trading, sharing, selling things on this site or any others.

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2005.
Murfreesboro, TN
And!? You think anyone with diabetes that can't get what the need to live give a damn! Thanks again internet 👮

Living with type 1 diabetes since 1991.
Unknown Location
That said, while there is no good *legal* way to share, I couldn't find an example of anyone getting in to trouble for the 'paying to forward' version of sharing life-sustaining medication. Not that it cant happen, but I couldn't find it if it has...

Living with type 1 diabetes since 1992.
Oviedo, FL
What about letting someone "borrow" for instance insulin? LOL

Living with type 1 diabetes since 1993. supporting a parent with type 1 diabetes since 1996.
Wilmington, DE
LOL. Medtronic gets it. They changed their policies to be more accommodating.

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