How to Help out Those Diabetics in Need
Diabetics cannot escape the need to keep checking how well they are doing. For that, they need their test kits nearby. There will thus get many test strips for their use, and after picking out their favorite, they will have no use for the rest. Those tend to go to waste. These test strips have short shelf lives. There is thus a huge loss when you think of the number of people with diabetes all over the world. There is always the discarding of properly functioning strips since they are not needed.
These strips also happen to be quite expensive. You will find many people with diabetes who are not well off. They struggle to get enough for their use. That is the main reasons why there are some organizations that have taken the initiative to supply them with cheap alternatives. They offer an outlet for those who have an excess of still functional and strips not tampered with, to sell them to them, and thus avoid having to discard them.
A diabetic will buy more strips than they need, for fear of running out of them. Over time, they might find that they do not need all that. There are those whose medical cover afford them a regular supply sometimes in excess. After a while, they may not need so many of them. Some change the type of strip they use. Some previous condition, such as pregnancy, might have been your reason to need the strips. All these scenarios yield many boxes of strips not in use. Those boxes could help make someone else’s life easier. You may also make money from them.
Nothing prevents you from reselling your strips, as they are your property. There are no regulations against a purchase either. You need to only think of selling your strips. No matter the labeling, such as not for resale, you can still sell them. Those you can offload locally. The only restriction to a sale would be damaged, opened, broken packaging. You also cannot sell those that already expired.
You need to sell your extra strips to those organizations that will in turn give them for free, or sell them at a minimal price range. Some of these organizations offer these strips to those who are less fortunate. You thus need to find one who will good for that promise. If you stick to one reseller for long, you will get to enjoy even better rates form them. You need to deal with an honest party, who not delay with the payments for the supplied strips. You also need to discuss their shipping charges, and which party will foot the bill.