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Cronus Protagonist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-22-10 08:31 PM
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I know it's bad, and that's why I'm trying to do something about it. So far I've tried three drugs and I'm losing weight and exercising. Doing all I can. The drugs continue to do nothing.
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  -Picking up the medical bill for my older brother... GSLevel9  Jul-22-10 05:47 PM   #0 
  - everyone needs a sibling like you  handmade34   Jul-22-10 05:51 PM   #1 
  - +1000  BrklynLiberal   Jul-22-10 05:58 PM   #5 
  - X2  Liberal_in_LA   Jul-22-10 08:06 PM   #44 
  - blush...  GSLevel9   Jul-22-10 05:59 PM   #6 
     - Good points. One correction.  MedicalAdmin   Jul-22-10 06:45 PM   #24 
     - Perhaps they should use the rule of "Immenent Domain"  MadMaddie   Jul-22-10 08:18 PM   #49 
     - TNSTAAFL  handmade34   Jul-22-10 06:55 PM   #32 
  - Some of us thought HCR was supposed to fix this.  Mimosa   Jul-22-10 05:53 PM   #2 
  - Yeah, a lot of people are going to fall through the cracks I fear... n/t  RKP5637   Jul-22-10 05:56 PM   #4 
  - He's so very very lucky to have you! n/t  RKP5637   Jul-22-10 05:54 PM   #3 
  - I can't even think about going to the doctor.  asdjrocky   Jul-22-10 05:59 PM   #7 
  - the least I can do...  GSLevel9   Jul-22-10 06:02 PM   #8 
  - Lol, live and learn.  asdjrocky   Jul-22-10 06:05 PM   #11 
  - LOL  madmax   Jul-22-10 06:37 PM   #21 
  - Me neither....  XOKCowboy   Jul-22-10 06:03 PM   #9 
  - Take a "vacation" to Canada and have a "fall"  MedicalAdmin   Jul-22-10 06:47 PM   #26 
  - I was in Toronto last June.  XOKCowboy   Jul-22-10 07:41 PM   #38 
  - I know it dosen't help, but you're not alone. nt  asdjrocky   Jul-22-10 06:48 PM   #28 
  - I haven't seen a doctor in about 5 years.  MedicalAdmin   Jul-22-10 06:46 PM   #25 
  - Its not that hard to see a doctor  jeve   Jul-22-10 06:05 PM   #10 
  - I know the answer.  GSLevel9   Jul-22-10 06:09 PM   # 
  - LOLOL  Skittles   Jul-22-10 06:09 PM   #13 
  - are you rofl'ing because of the 3 week wait for an appt.  GSLevel9   Jul-22-10 06:11 PM   #14 
     - you know it, GS  Skittles   Jul-22-10 06:33 PM   #18 
     - I have never seen that happen.  MedicalAdmin   Jul-22-10 06:49 PM   #29 
  - Try offering a chicken! I hear doctors like them.  XOKCowboy   Jul-22-10 06:16 PM   #15 
  - I've heard that doctors taste like chicken  Skittles   Jul-22-10 06:34 PM   #19 
     - hehehe...  GSLevel9   Jul-22-10 06:38 PM   #22 
     - Chicken - no.  MedicalAdmin   Jul-22-10 06:50 PM   #30 
        - I'd be afraid of biting into an electrode...  XOKCowboy   Jul-22-10 07:09 PM   #36 
  - Thanks for only posting twice in 15 months!  Webster Green   Jul-22-10 06:41 PM   #23 
  - what planet are you from? n/t  handmade34   Jul-22-10 06:58 PM   #33 
  - Huh? You can't even make an appointment without insurance!  firedupdem   Jul-22-10 07:47 PM   #40 
  - You are kidding, right? I am a doctor. If a new patient walks in with high blood pressure  McCamy Taylor   Jul-22-10 07:54 PM   #42 
  - exactly-I'm an RN who ran a BIG MICU for years..we had lots of kids with  w8liftinglady   Jul-22-10 08:00 PM   #43 
  - umm, there's also a thing called a pre-existing condition...  a la izquierda   Jul-22-10 08:28 PM   #50 
  - No, it's not hard to "see" a doctor  Tsiyu   Jul-23-10 01:15 AM   #62 
  - I get mine for less than $30  Cronus Protagonist   Jul-22-10 06:06 PM   #12 
  - How old are you?  Juche   Jul-22-10 08:09 PM   #46 
     - 50  Cronus Protagonist   Jul-22-10 08:31 PM   #51 
  - Your brother is lucky. I know, because my sister pays for one of my meds.  crim son   Jul-22-10 06:25 PM   #16 
  - There's that gap between medicaid and trying to be independent  Mimosa   Jul-22-10 06:28 PM   #17 
  - EXACTLY.  crim son   Jul-22-10 06:54 PM   #31 
     - "middle class people haven't got a clue"  Mimosa   Jul-22-10 08:41 PM   #53 
        - That isn't what I'm saying.  crim son   Jul-22-10 11:07 PM   #59 
  - so your pills are $80.  GSLevel9   Jul-22-10 06:36 PM   #20 
     - Agreed, although I don't believe "fairness" is something our system strives for  crim son   Jul-22-10 06:48 PM   #27 
     - fairness is a marketing gimmick  handmade34   Jul-22-10 07:01 PM   #34 
        - Indeed.  crim son   Jul-22-10 11:11 PM   #61 
     - The cost is also the extensive QC that goes into  Warpy   Jul-22-10 07:04 PM   #35 
     - Use pharmacychecker.com  Juche   Jul-22-10 08:14 PM   #47 
     - Advertising for one thing. Outright bribery for another...  XOKCowboy   Jul-22-10 07:18 PM   #37 
     - I am on blood thinning shots until my pills take effect-200.00/week  w8liftinglady   Jul-22-10 09:42 PM   #56 
  - Welcome to DU...  XOKCowboy   Jul-22-10 07:43 PM   #39 
  - Guess what? "Affordable" Health Care will not help your brother.  McCamy Taylor   Jul-22-10 07:49 PM   #41 
  - Medicare for all wont fix everything  Juche   Jul-22-10 08:16 PM   #48 
  - Take the for profit middle man out of the mix and we'll save a bundle  dflprincess   Jul-22-10 09:42 PM   #57 
  - I need it too - the Insurance Reform Law costs me and I'm not able to pay it  Cronus Protagonist   Jul-22-10 08:34 PM   #52 
  - I got charged $130 for a consult to get BP meds  Juche   Jul-22-10 08:08 PM   #45 
  - HCR did nothing to help us. n/t  Mimosa   Jul-22-10 08:41 PM   #54 
  - Get the generic BP meds or have him join a free BP lowering monitoring program  Historic NY   Jul-22-10 09:24 PM   #55 
  - I'm in the same boat  dflprincess   Jul-22-10 09:53 PM   #58 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-22-10 11:08 PM   #60 
 

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