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Manitoba woman with type 1 diabetes urges province to cover the cost of insulin pumps at all ages

Insulin pumps
Published January 11, 2016
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Laura Marois, a woman with type 1 diabetes from Manitoba, Canada, has called on the province to rethink their policy of only funding insulin pumps for children.


Law changes after death from type 1 diabetes

Kevin Houdeshell
Published January 5, 2016

Emergency insulin could have saved type 1 diabetic Kevin Houdeshell’s life. But, because his prescription had expired, his pharmacy couldn’t give him any. Since Kevin’s death, his sister Amy Houdeshell and the rest of his family have campaigned tirelessly for greater access to ...

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