Meetings are held on the second floor of the Richmond Road Diagnostic & Treatment Centre,
1820 Richmond Rd, SW, Calgary.

November 12, 2019 - Kirstie Smith, Territory Manager for Dexcom will attend and provide information about the new Dexcom G6 Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM).

December 12, 2019 - No confirmed guests.

January 14, 2019 - No confirmed guests.

FUTURE TOPICS - We also look forward to have an opportunity to hear from Fiona Clement, one of the coordinators of the Health Technology Assessment Unit (HTA) about the results of the recent Diabetes Management and Continuous Glucose Monitors focus groups. This will likely be in the fall. The Health Technology Assessment Unit (HTA) at the University of Calgary is comprised of experts in systematic review, economic modelling, qualitative research, health information and policy analysis.

Note: Our mailing list has recently been updated. If you did not receive a confirmation of this meeting, please email Cynthia at langloc@shaw.ca to have your address updated.

These past few months we have had meetings featuring Diabetes Educators, Pharmacists, and a Meditation instructor. Please let us know if there are other ideas or interests you would like to have addressed, or if you know someone who would be willing to make a presentation on a topic of interest at one of our meetings.

Please send a note if you ARE planning to attend.

Future Topics:

For the coming year we hope to offer discussion on the following topics:

- Presentations by insulin pump representatives on what is now available as well as new technology.

- Travelling with diabetes; experiences and tips for more successful travel experiences.

- Where is research going for diabetes?

If you have any suggestions for topics of interest or know of anyone who would be willing to make a presentation or just join us for a discussion, at future meetings, please email Cynthia...

Read useful information from previous meetings...


Meeting Schedule

View upcoming meeting schedule for 2019...

Applying for a Disability Tax Credit

People on Insulin Pumps or using multiple daily injections can apply to Revenue Canada for a Tax credit. The criteria for the application and the forms required can be found here...

The primary criteria is: Life sustaining therapy, and a doctor's signature. The key aspect of this is spending at least 14 hours per week managing this therapy. The website information is quite easy to understand.