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The growing diabetes population has fueled a market for resale of diabetes supplies, especially test strips.  Would you ever buy supplies from an unauthorized dealer on the Internet or otherwise? 
Yes. FDA approval is not a hindrance for me.
2%
I already buy from nontraditional sources, but only if I personally feel it is safe to do so.
4%
No. They could be counterfeit or expired.
74%
I would consider it. Test strips are expensive.  If I could find them for cheaper I would be thrilled.
17%
Total votes are 419
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by Brenda Bell
One of the online diabetes groups I belong to (but don't frequently post to) is geared towards "frum" (Orthodox or "observant") Jewish people with (mostly type 1) diabetes. Most of the chat on the mailing list centers around people needing last-minute supplies before Shabbat or a holiday, where to acquire supplies and get medical help when visiting Israel, and advice on which pump is best for one's type 1 child — in other words, the usual sort of diabetes chatter, but...