Latest Canadian Diabetes Association Stories

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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