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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

20 on Thursday
Reply by RachelMK

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

34 on Thursday
Reply by nel

Endo in the Gta East

Does anyone know of a really good Endo in the GTA East area? I have a lot of complications from Type II and need to see a specialist that r…

Started by photomkr

5 Jul 20
Reply by Nyxks

Move to Canada

I am originally from Canada but have lived in California for 20 years. Recently (Feb) my daughter (9) developed T1. Now i work for an estab…

Started by Joyful Fish

11 Jul 20
Reply by Nyxks

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

39 Jul 18
Reply by Loke

Social events or meetings in Toronto ?

Hi There, I just joined and wondering if there are social events in Toronto. Not sure if anyone meets up for lunch, dinner and good convers…

Started by Kerry

3 Jul 9
Reply by nel

Moving to Canada...??

I was just wondering what is it like to have diabetes in Canada? Do you have to pay for all your own supplies? or is it like here in Irelan…

Started by Meghan

26 Jul 8
Reply by Joyful Fish

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

1 Jun 20
Reply by Grace

Endo. supportive of and helpful with low carb ketogenic diet

Hi all, I have seen 2 Endo's since my diagnosis. One was very sweet and not at all helpful, the other was very harsh, I left her office in…

Started by Bee

3 Jun 18
Reply by Marial

Safe at School Act in Ontario

Does anyone know if anyway is right now working on an amendment to Bil1 81 in Ontario. I am having a very difficult time finding any inform…

Started by Rlogan

9 May 26
Reply by RachelMK




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DHF Partners with HelpAround in an Effort to Connect People Touched by Diabetes

  Leer en español Technology has the amazing ability to ease the stress associated with diabetes; It simply makes our lives a little more bearable. That’s why we are excited to announce DHFs partnership with HelpAround. This new application will help Read on! →

La Diabetes Hands Foundation y HelpAround uniendo las personas tocadas por la diabetes

  Para nuestra comunidad de diabetes la tecnología ha venido a llenar muchos vacíos y a hacer de nuestras vidas un poco mas llevaderas. Eso mismo nos proporciona una nueva aplicación de geo-localización llamada HelpAround (Ayuda a tu alrededor). HA Read on! →

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