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Post by cjcorney » Fri, 08 Aug 2014 11:59 am

Hi,

I was using the Raffles Medical Group Clinic at Ngee Ann City that stocked Levermir and NovoRapid insulin and was given to me free on prescription, my company policy was AXA CliniCare.

Hope this helps, better late than never ;)

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Re: The cost of Diabetes?

Post by walkinginspace » Fri, 30 Jan 2015 2:25 pm

Does anyone know if you need a prescription in JB to buy insulin?

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Post by covesg » Thu, 18 Aug 2016 4:33 pm

MrFence wrote:Hi,

I'm a type 1 diabetic currently in the UK and I have been offered a job in Singapore. However, I can't seem to find any information on the cost of insulin in Singapore, if anyone knows roughly what a 5x3ml cartridge box or a 10ml Vial of Levemir, Humalog or Novorapid would cost then please let me know!

I've found prices for needles and test strips and they seem comparable to the UK, when I've bought off prescription in emergencies.

Obviously living in the UK all my Diabetes supplies are free of charge so I need to know roughly what I will need to budget for supplies in Singapore, if the cost is too high then unfortunately the move may not be worth it.

Thanks in advance.
http://seniorcare.com.sg/product/glucer ... etic-850g/
have u taken this?

i just started shopping around for the cheapest deal for glucerna, and this online is slightly cheaper.
not too sure about needles and stripes though, have not bought those before.
Singapore is kinda expensive for health care products :(
costs abt 20% more in ntuc supermarket, and more in cold storage.

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Re: The cost of Diabetes?

Post by covesg » Thu, 18 Aug 2016 4:34 pm

walkinginspace wrote:Does anyone know if you need a prescription in JB to buy insulin?
oh yah! if someone can answer this, i would be grateful!

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Post by ecureilx » Thu, 18 Aug 2016 8:59 pm

covesg wrote:
walkinginspace wrote:Does anyone know if you need a prescription in JB to buy insulin?
oh yah! if someone can answer this, i would be grateful!
Yes, but if a pharmacy says no, go to another one ...

Quite often they just don't bother with prescriptions.

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Re: The cost of Diabetes?

Post by jbell » Sun, 28 Apr 2019 6:35 pm

MrFence wrote:Hi,

I'm a type 1 diabetic currently in the UK and I have been offered a job in Singapore. However, I can't seem to find any information on the cost of insulin in Singapore, if anyone knows roughly what a 5x3ml cartridge box or a 10ml Vial of Levemir, Humalog or Novorapid would cost then please let me know!

I've found prices for needles and test strips and they seem comparable to the UK, when I've bought off prescription in emergencies.

Obviously living in the UK all my Diabetes supplies are free of charge so I need to know roughly what I will need to budget for supplies in Singapore, if the cost is too high then unfortunately the move may not be worth it.

Thanks in advance.

Hi Mr Fence, did you make the move? I’m trying to do as much research as possible before my husband negotiates his Singapore package but am feeling pessimistic about my T1 diabetes care, even access/ cost to insulin. Any happy stories to share?



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Re: The cost of Diabetes?

Post by Jun STSG » Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:21 am

Hi hi bell,
I am sorry to ask.. you has been facing this diabetes for how long already?
And insulin is a long term, am I?
I had a friend can help on this whereby he currently work at Clarke quay central.
Just PM me if you would love to explore and know more.

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Post by jbell » Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:24 am

Hello, it’s type 1 which is an autoimmune disease, like coeliac or psoriasis. Its not like type 2, so I’m not sure how your friend could help but thank you for offering.


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Post by Jun STSG » Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:38 am

Am not too sure whether you heard about ageloc technology?
As for your autoimmune disease, I am not doc..but I do roughly read thru from Google. It all about cells.
And what I understand this ageloc technology is focus on tackling our cells.
Even though we did not know each other but I hope my little sharing could help to ease your misery.

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Re: The cost of Diabetes?

Post by jbell » Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:40 am

Thank you but it’s ok, I’m not miserable. Just in need of 2 types of insulin and glucose measuring and doctors. It doesn’t stop us doing anything!


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Re: The cost of Diabetes?

Post by Jun STSG » Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:56 am

That's great and welcome.=)
My pleasure to help within my knowledge.

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Post by tiktok » Sat, 15 Jun 2019 9:38 am

vizpar wrote: Well... I'm new in this forum, so i can't pm him...

Thank you very much both for your help
Take care
Sometimes it seems like this forum is trying to drive away new members...

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 15 Jun 2019 12:03 pm

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Post by Strong Eagle » Sat, 15 Jun 2019 12:42 pm

tiktok wrote:
vizpar wrote: Well... I'm new in this forum, so i can't pm him...

Thank you very much both for your help
Take care
Sometimes it seems like this forum is trying to drive away new members...
The forum moderators choose to enforce policies that prevent spamming. Nothing prevents vizpar from PM'ing anyone. If his message remains in the Outbox it is only because the person he sent it to has not read it.

A common spamming technique is to do so through PM's. We make our judgments based upon IP addresses and similarity to schemes we've seen before. Sometimes we make a mistake. If the person who was warned feels it is unwarranted, he is free to contact any moderator or the administrator to state his case.

Meanwhile, each of us moderators deletes a dozen or more spam posts PER DAY. We're not trying to drive away new members, we're trying to keep these board from being filled with solicitations and offers from shills.

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Re: The cost of Diabetes?

Post by tiktok » Sat, 15 Jun 2019 12:49 pm

Thanks STRONG EAGLE for the reasoned, non-threataning response.

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