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Insurance ... Ugh. Is it ever easy?

I have been communicating with insurance and two companies for the insulin pump and cgm that I want. It has been over two months since my 1…

Started by Sheepdogs

1 on Sunday
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Disability tax credit for persons with diabetes.

Children and adults with type 1 diabetes MAY qualify for a Federal and Provincial Disability Tax credit. I could not find a discussion on t…

Started by nel

288 on Friday
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Dexcom G4 Coverage in Canada

Hi All, I'm wondering if any of you have had success with getting a CGM covered in Ontario through any means possible. My work insurance (G…

Started by RachelMK

2 on Friday
Reply by Parents of a 6 yr old Type 1

Are glucose sensors covered by any individually purchased plans?

I live in Ontario and I have been paying out of pocket for a year now for all of my CGM supplies. I have the Ontario drug plan Trillium and…

Started by Michelle Powley

28 on Thursday
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First -Ever Diabetes Charter to be unveiled Monday April 7, 2014 , World Health Day T…

Started by nel

9 Sep 17
Reply by nel

Anyone from Montreal?

Hi! I was wondering if there is anyone from Montreal and if you know of any Diabetes support groups? Thx!

Started by B

4 Sep 15
Reply by AlanStJean

ADP not fully covering supplies

It's been over five years and the Ontario government is still giving us a grant of $2,400 per year when Omni supplies are way over that! No…

Started by ronnie

2 Sep 10
Reply by ronnie

Celiac Disease and Diabetes – Dietary Intervention and Evaluation Trial in Toronto and Ontario

Are you between the ages of 8-45 years? If you are then you might be eligible to participate in a research study being conducted by the Hos…

Started by Emily Coles

2 Sep 6
Reply by nel

NovoPen Echo??

so I just realized this is a thing....insulin pen with digital display to show me my last injection. Its happened a few times in the past w…

Started by nick

1 Aug 13
Reply by Brent

Medditronic pump in canada

Hi just hoping someone from NB is in this group and can give me some info on the cost of their pump and how long it took to obtain. Who tra…

Started by sandy

3 Aug 12
Reply by xerox2k2




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