Insulin and pump

My college age son is soon going to Costa Rica for 3 to 6 months. His health insurance company says to take 6 months supply of meds with him - this is so impractical as Humalog (insulin) need refrigeration and infusion sets for his pump (medtronic) are very bulky. 
I've read different opinions on if medications are affordable there.  Would it be possible to get the insulin and pump infusion sets affordably there since insurance may not reimburse us.

thats a great question. hope someone has some experience with that. i would also be curious to know.

I checked with a local pharmacy in San Ramon, Alajuela and they do carry the Humalog but not the medtronic.  The cost of the Humalog was ¢41,000 for 100.  (about $74.)

- Expat Dave

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