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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

7 on Wednesday
Reply by FatCatAnna

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

37 Dec 4
Reply by nel

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

34 Nov 27
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

3 Nov 10
Reply by amanadana

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

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

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




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