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Canadian Diabetes Association joins fight against urban diabetes in Vancouver
Physical environment, and how people live, work, exercise, eat and sleep impacts health. Cities like Vancouver are on the front-line of the diabetes challenge.
November 18, 2016
Equal and timely access to diabetes medications not a reality for British Columbians with diabetes
BC is the only province in Canada that does not cover diabetes medication clinically proven to reduce heart attacks
November 17, 2016
Diabetes is the leading cause of non-traumatic lower limb amputations
For World Foot Health Awareness Month, the CDA has released a new report in B.C. that discusses the benefits of public funding for specialized devices that relieve pressure on foot ulcers.
May 11, 2016
Changes to British Columbia's Public Coverage of Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose Test Strips
The British Columbia Ministry of Health (PharmaCare) has introduced changes to public coverage of blood glucose test strips used for self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) for people with diabetes.
November 28, 2014
B.C. changes coverage of drugs to treat type 2 diabetes
The B.C. Ministry of Health announced on July 30 that it will be changing coverage of DPP-4 inhibitors starting on Aug. 5, 2014.
August 06, 2014
B.C. doctor and Canadian Diabetes Association volunteer is honoured with Prime Minister’s Volunteer Award
The prestigious Prime Minister’s Volunteer Award is presented to Dr. Keith Dawson at a special awards ceremony held in Toronto, ON.
March 17, 2014
Government of British Columbia extends provincial insulin pump program to age 25
The Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) commends the Government of British Columbia for extending coverage of the provincial insulin pump program to young adults aged 19 to 25 years old.
February 27, 2014
BC NDP makes commitment to expand insulin pump program in the province
Canadian Diabetes Association encourages all parties to make a commitment
April 25, 2013
Insulin, diet, obesity and type 2 diabetes: uncovering new links
New research recently published online in Cell Metabolism suggests that chronically high levels of insulin may be an important underlying cause of obesity.
December 05, 2012
Abakhan & Associates donates to the Canadian Diabetes Association
Abakhan & Associates holds their 11th annual croquet tournament and donates to the Canadian Diabetes Association’s Camp Kakhamela.
February 13, 2012