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Increased Support for Insulin Pump Coverage for Albertans

Toronto (April 27, 2012) – With the 2012 provincial election results in, Albertans gave Premier Alison Redford and the Progressive Conservative Party another mandate; to continue to serve the people of Alberta. During the election campaign, the Progressive Conservative Party proclaimed their support ...


Increased Support for Type 1 Diabetes Becomes Top of Mind in Provincial Election

Edmonton (April 18, 2012) – With the Alberta 2012 Provincial Election underway, various Political Parties in the upcoming election are creating awareness around type 1 diabetes (T1D), its complications and the management of the disease.


JDRF Applauds the Government of Manitoba

Insulin pump technology provides precise insulin delivery continuously day and night, helping individuals maintain glucose levels between meals, during exercise and overnight. Studies have shown that people living with type 1 diabetes who use insulin pump therapy experience fewer complications and live ...


JDRF Applauds the Government of Alberta

TORONTO (February 21, 2012) – JDRF applauds the Government of Alberta for expanding coverage for supplies needed by insulin-dependent individuals living with diabetes to monitor their blood glucose and help manage their disease.


JDRF Applauds the Government of Canada’s Report on “Diabetes in Canada: Facts and Figures From a Public Health Perspective"

TORONTO (December 15, 2011) – JDRF applauds The Government of Canada’s leadership in releasing the report “Diabetes in Canada: Facts and Figures from a Public Health Perspective.” This comprehensive report will help support the development of health policies and programs aimed ...


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