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There are 5 item(s) tagged with the keyword "health Canada".

1. OHIP+: What does it mean for Canadians with type 1 diabetes?

Great news for Ontario youth! Insulin, diabetes test strips and other prescriptions are now free for Ontarians who are 24 and under.


2. Stem cells show promise for reversing Type 2 diabetes

Scientists at the University of British Columbia and BetaLogics, part of Janssen Research & Development, LLC have shown for the first time that Type 2 diabetes can be effectively treated with a combination of specially-cultured stem cells and conventional diabetes drugs.


3. ViaCyte Receives Clearance from Health Canada for Diabetes Clinical Trial

ViaCyte, Inc., a privately-held regenerative medicine company with the first stem cell-derived islet replacement therapy for the treatment of diabetes in clinical trials, has received a No Objection Letter from Health Canada providing clearance to proceed with sites in Canada for the Company's ...


4. Government Relations Press Room

A collection of press releases issued by JDRF regarding Government of Canada initiatives, JDRF initiatives focused around both levels of government (federal and provincial), as well as provincial government announcements which JDRF responds to.


5. Medtronic Recalls Certain Lots of Paradigm Quick-Set Infusion Sets

OTTAWA - Health Canada is advising Canadians that the company Medtronic has initiated a recall of its Paradigm Quick-set infusion sets with lot numbers beginning with "8" ("Lot 8"). A small percentage of the affected infusion sets may work improperly and may deliver too much or too ...


Lets turn type one into type none