Patient advocacy works! CRA reverses policy on Disability Tax Credit for Type 1 diabetes

  On Oct 12 BCDiabetes blogged on the CRA Disability Tax Credit as it applied to Type 1 diabetes and how the CRA had moved the goalposts: see Type 1…

Mission not impossible – weight loss reverses Type 2 diabetes

A Scottish study published today in the prestigious medical journal the Lancet showed that weight loss averaging 10 kg achieved with a total diet replacement using a 853 kcal/day packaged…

Having Type 1 Diabetes sucks but don’t ask the CRA for sympathy

No one will argue with the statement that having Type 1 diabetes sucks.  If you do a perfect job testing your sugars, adjusting your insulin and following a diet and…

Living Long & Well with Diabetes

Expectations of longevity change when people are diagnosed with diabetes. This concern is driven by misleading historical statistics suggesting Type 2 diabetes may reduce life expectancy by 5 to 10…