Continuous glucose monitors (sensors)

Sensors (or continuous glucose monitors) are devices that measure the sugar/glucose in body water (known medically as “interstitial fluid”). A small teflon needle is inserted into the skin and is…

Rethinking Investment in Healthcare

BCDiabetes Medical Director, Dr. Tom Elliott, recently met with Shafin Tejani, Angel Investor of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Startup Awards, to discuss a diabetes-related innovation. While the notion…

Type 1 Diabetes and Cancer

A report on Reuters Health yesterday shared that Type 1 diabetes is tied to risk for a wide range of cancers and that, specifically, "people with type 1 diabetes are…

Introducing the new BC Diabetes Clinic & Research Facility

It is with great excitement that we introduce our new diabetes clinic and research facility. This summer we moved from the Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre and Vancouver General…