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hello I am a single mother of three on food stamps,who just found out I have diabetes I have no money to get the glucose meter and the test strips or the things you poke yo if somebody able to help m?

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type 1 diabetes
Escondido, CA
I know they will. they have learned allot from lupus and RA I suffer with

type 1 diabetes
Los Angeles, CA
you should definitely try and get medi cal again,at least temporarily because you have a chronic illness.

type 1 diabetes
Escondido, CA
I have tried I had an appointment last Friday at 10 in the morning but they denied me

type 1 diabetes
Los Angeles, CA
call the San Diego jdrf chapter,they have something called the adult kit,they will also help you with resources

type 1 diabetes
Escondido, CA
thank you!

type 1 diabetes
Los Angeles, CA
No problem! I do have some spare meters, but I am all the way down in national city.

type 1 diabetes
Escondido, CA
can you mail them

type 1 diabetes
Los Angeles, CA
I don't have the money right now to ship. But if you have facebook,there is a group called Type 1 diabetics pay it forward and also SDT1D there is a lot of type 1 families that are in North County that can help you out.

type 1 diabetes
Escondido, CA
I do and thank you I'm crying because you guys are so kind. I was so lost

type 1 diabetes
Los Angeles, CA
I hope you are able to find a good doctor soon! you should definitely try a low income community clinic in your area too!

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