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

Started by nel

8 Aug 27
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

3 Aug 24
Reply by meh_mtl

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

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

27 Aug 13
Reply by nick

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

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

476 Aug 2
Reply by B

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 Jul 23
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




From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

Diabetes Among Hispanics: We’re not all the same

US Hispanics are often portrayed in the press as a single, monolithic group. But anyone who has spent any time in San Francisco’s Mission District or the Bronx can tell you, we’re not all the same. Now we’re finding out Read on! →

Diabetes entre los hispanos: no somos todos iguales

Traducido por Mila Ferrer.    A menudo los Hispanos en Estados Unidos son retratados en la prensa como un solo grupo, monolítico. Pero cualquiera que haya pasado algún tiempo en el  Mission District de San Francisco o el Bronx se Read on! →

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