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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

30 Oct 6
Reply by RachelMK

dexcom rep in eastern canada

I've been using the medtronic cgms 24/7 for the past 4 years and it's wearing out and not recharging very I thought it would be a g…

Started by xerox2k2

2 Oct 4
Reply by Brian J

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

5 Oct 4
Reply by nel

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

289 Sep 24
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

5 Sep 23
Reply by Jackie Rose

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 Sep 19
Reply by Parents of a 6 yr old Type 1

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

Started by nel

9 Sep 17
Reply by nel

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




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