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Lija Greenseid, a consultant with a nonprofit in St. Paul, Minn., paid $40 at this Taiwanese pharmacy for a box of insulin pens. It's the same medicine that she has paid $700 for in the United States. Greenseid's daughter, who has Type 1 diabetes, goes through about one of these boxes of insulin each month.
Lija Greenseid, a consultant with a nonprofit in St. Paul, Minn., paid $40 at this Taiwanese pharmacy for a box of insulin pens. It's the same medicine that she has paid $700 for in the United States. Greenseid's daughter, who has Type 1 diabetes, goes through about one of these boxes of insulin each month.