Diabetes scam warning

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Scam Alert
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MOREHEAD, Ky. (WTVQ) – There’s a scam targeting people with diabetes, particularly senior citizens on Medicare, according to The Morehead News.

The report says people are being contacted by phone from someone claiming to be with the government or Medicare or a fake diabetes association.

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The caller offers “free” diabetic supplies, such as glucose meters, test strips or lancets.  The caller may also offer heating pads, lift seats, foot care products or joint braces, according to the published report.

The caller then asks for your Medicare number, along with personal and financial information in order to receive the free supplies, according to the report.

Don’t fall for it.  It is a scam.

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