Buying insulin in Canada: Features and benefits

Diabetes is one of the most common and dangerous diseases in the world. During the last 30 years the number of diabetics in the whole world has almost doubled (from 4.7% in 1980 to 8.5% in 2014).

According with WHO ‘Global report on diabetes, 2016’, there are more than 422 millions of people suffering from diabetes worldwide. But in the USA this percent is even higher. ‘National Diabetes Statistic Report, 2017’ tells us that almost 9.4% of US people live with diabetes.

What is diabetes?

Diabetes is a type of hormonal diseases, when kidneys are not able to produce enough insulin to degrade sugars. Because of permanent high level of sugar in blood, diabetes can cause lots of complications. Among them are cardiovascular diseases, kidney failure, stroke, thrombosis, foot uncer. If not treated it can cause hypoglycemic coma and even death.

Diabetes is an incurable disease. And the most of sick people are doomed to take insulin injections throughout life. But there is a problem. Insulin drugs are very expensive in the USA.

Four hundred dollars — that’s how much money one diabetics pays for insulin per month. Just imagine, 400 dollars! It’s a lot even for an average US salary which is about 4,800 per month. But what does a simple salesperson whose income is just 1,600 bucks have to do with that? Hard question, but there’s a way out — order insulin from Canada.

Why insulin is much cheaper in Canada and how to order it there?

Let’s compare prices for Insulin in the USA and in Canada.

Five pens of Lantus Solostar in the USA cost 250 dollars. That is the average price. But five pens of Humalog (canadian analogue of Lantus) is equivalent to 140 dollars. It’s mean that the price of insulin in Canada is almost two times less.

The thing is — in the USA Insulin is chemically synthesized. In the result, a consumer gets a human analogue of the hormone. US doctors consider that such type of drug is better to digest by organism. But in Canada Insulin is produced from cattle pancreas. That’s the older way to get it, but the quality of such insulin is not concede to recombinated one.

So you can save 110 dollars for each five pens of insulin. And that is more than 2,600 dollars saved per year.

Is it legal to buy drugs in Canada?

Yes, it’s completely legal. Insulin is not in the of ‘Prescription medicine list of Canada’. And it means that all types of insulin drugs can be freely sold, even to foreign countries. And US laws don’t prohibit buying legal drugs abroad.

Buying insulin abroad is safe, if you make your order on proven site. The plan of action is clear. Visit – that is one of the most popular and reliable systems which would help you to make an order just in 20 minutes. All necessary certificates you can find on site pages, so you can be sure of getting high quality medicine.

Important! Read the customer agreement and fill the application form carefully. We recommend you to order more than just one pack. And that’s why. Firstly, you pay the tax just for a box, but not for every pack of drugs. Secondly, you would get the package in 1.5–2 months. So be sure that you do have the few packs of insulin reserve.

Save your money and get insulin drugs cheaper ordering it in Canada. Good luck to you!


Have a story idea or a news tip? Email editor Chris Graham at [email protected] Subscribe to AFP podcasts on Apple PodcastsSpotifyPandora and YouTube.