Several provinces in Canada cover the costs of insulin pumps for select groups of people with diabetes. Discover if you are eligible.
Planning for an emergency: are you prepared for the unexpected?
An ice storm, tornado or hurricane could leave you without access to food, water or electricity for several days. If a disaster strikes your community, are you prepared? If you have diabetes, this requires much more planning and gathering of emergency supplies.
Sébastien Sasseville: outstanding athlete and motivational speaker!
Sébastien Sasseville is a motivational speaker with type 1 diabetes, who uses his experiences to inspire and empower people to meet their challenges head-on and realize their full potential. Read all about his journeys here.
Can an insulin pump help you prevent or delay diabetes complications?
Insulin pump therapy may better regulate your blood glucose levels, and help you prevent or delay diabetes complications. Read more about it in this article.
Manage your daily activities with an insulin pump
If you are thinking about using an insulin pump to help you manage your diabetes – or if you recently got one – you may be wondering where you’re supposed to put it! Here are some tips for managing your insulin pump during your daily activities.
Who is the best candidate for an insulin pump? What are your responsibilities?
An insulin pump is a device that delivers insulin continuously throughout the day. Its main advantage is that it helps regulate your blood glucose levels – this means you’ll have fewer highs and lows. Is insulin pump therapy right for you?