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…

95 Years of Insulin & Embracing the Tech Era

Today marks the 95th anniversary of the first use of the word insulin by its Canadian discovers Dr. Frederick Banting and medical student Charles Best.  Four months earlier they had saved…