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2014-09-18 08:29:16

Denmark's Crown Prince Couple Help Celebrate Canadian, Danish Partnership, Marking Novo Nordisk's 30 Years in Canada MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Danish-based pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk, in collaboration with the Royal Danish Consulate General and the Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA), is hosting "Innovation in Diabetes Care: 90 Years and Beyond" at the MaRS Discovery District today, to highlight the significant contribution Canada has made to diabetes care, and...

2014-09-03 12:29:59

TORONTO, Sept. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Keeping children with diabetes safe, healthy and fully involved in school activities is the goal of the following initiatives being announced today by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) in Toronto: -- The North American launch of the global Kids and Diabetes in Schools (KiDS) project and information pack offering resources to teachers, children and parents...

2014-08-14 08:28:17

Proceeds directly support the Canadian Diabetes Association TORONTO, Aug. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - With summer in full swing, Canadians can de-clutter their homes for a chance to win a $5,000 travel voucher that can be used anywhere around the world, or one of 10 $500 regional travel vouchers! Clothesline's Your imagination is your destination, donate to win a dream vacation campaign is running from Aug. 14 until Nov. 30. "Your donation of reusable clothing will give you a chance to win some great...

2014-06-27 12:26:23

TORONTO, June 27, 2014 /CNW/ - A new partnership between MedicAlert Foundation Canada (MAFCA) and the Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) means that Canadians living with diabetes will benefit from a special offer on their MedicAlert bracelets. The first to benefit from this partnership are the 1,600 youth attending the CDA's national D-Camps program, launching on June 29. Over the course of the summer, campers who enroll will receive a free $39 Urban Link MedicAlert bracelet...

2014-06-04 08:29:58

MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Novo Nordisk today announces that the Québec government has approved the inclusion of Victoza(®) (liraglutide), the first once-daily human glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) analogue, to the Lists of Medications, effective June 2, 2014. The reimbursement of Victoza(®) by the Québec Health Insurance Board (RAMQ) will allow people living with type 2 diabetes to have access to a treatment to help better manage diabetes. Québec is the first...

2014-05-26 08:22:34

INVOKANA((TM) )offers a new approach to treatment TORONTO, May 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Janssen Inc. announced today that Health Canada has approved INVOKANA((TM) )(canagliflozin), an oral, once-daily prescription treatment used to lower blood glucose (sugar) levels in adults with type 2 diabetes.(1) INVOKANA((TM) )belongs to a new class of medications called sodium glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors that offers a novel approach to treating diabetes by increasing the loss of...

2014-04-07 12:32:49

A vision for Canadians with diabetes to live to their full potential OTTAWA, April 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) released the Diabetes Charter for Canada (Charter) across the country, today, on World Health Day. The Charter aims to empower Canadians with diabetes and their caregivers, while also providing governments with a standard of care to ensure there is comparable support for people living with diabetes across the country. "The need for the...

2014-04-02 12:31:36

A vision for Canadians with diabetes to live to their full potential OTTAWA, April 2, 2014 /CNW/ - On April 7, 2014, World Health Day, the Canadian Diabetes Association will host events across the country to introduce the Diabetes Charter for Canada (Charter), which supports a shared voice for the diabetes community and presents a common vision for diabetes prevention and management, support and care. The goal of the Charter is to inspire a grassroots initiative to create...


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