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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

12 4 hours ago
Reply by ble4_20

contour next link Canada

so i just got a call from Bayer after i called them a couple of days ago asking when the contour next link will be in Canada. according to…

Started by Steve Lancaster

17 5 hours ago
Reply by ble4_20

Eye exams

Hi, I am new in Vancouver and haven't had an eye exam in a number of years. I was wondering if anyone could tell me where I should go to ge…

Started by Khatch

3 on Monday
Reply by nel

BC: Funding Pumps for All ages will save the system $5.3 MILLION/YR by 2032 (please sign this petition)

I have started a petition to gain more support in BC to have PharmaCare expand its pump program to include diabetics of all ages, not just…

Started by BJ

27 Apr 11
Reply by nel

First -Ever Diabetes Charter to be unveiled Monday April 7, 2014 , World Health Day

http://www.newswire.ca/en/story/1333243/media-advisory-canadian-diabetes-association-set-to-unveil-first-ever-diabetes-charter-for-canada T…

Started by nel

4 Apr 8
Reply by nel

Where in Canada are you?

I would love to know where people are, Canada is big! I'll start! I'm in Halifax, Nova Scotia!

Started by Drea522

475 Apr 5
Reply by Kendy

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

282 Mar 31
Reply by BJ

Insulin Pumps for age up to 25 covered by Pharmacare in BC start April 1 , 2014

http://www.diabetes.ca/get-involved/news/government-of-british-columbia-extends-provincial-insulin-pump-program-to-a/ Next insulin pumps fo…

Started by nel

3 Mar 11
Reply by nel

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

1 Mar 11
Reply by Joey

CDA UofT Meetings for type 1 diabetes

Hi everyone, If anyone here is a student at the University of Toronto (or a university student nearby), the Canadian Diabetes Association…

Started by Alison

0 Feb 11

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