MiniMed 780G approved by Health Canada

MiniMed 780G approved by Health Canada The new MiniMed 780G system has received Health Canada approval. The only system that automatically adjusts and corrects sugar levels every 5 minutes, night and day. The MiniMed™ 780G with advanced SmartGuard™ technology anticipates insulin needs based on real-time glycemic trends, adjusts insulin delivery every 5 minutes to smooth […]

T1D and COVID-19: beware of easy conclusions

Type 1 diabetes and COVID-19: beware of easy conclusions It is not possible to conclude that the coronavirus is responsible for an increase in cases of type 1 diabetes, contrary to what a very short study recently published by the medical journal JAMA Network Open suggests, warns a Quebec expert. It is nothing new that […]

Product Discontinuation Update: Glucagon Emergency Kit

Important news for our families! Eli Lilly and Company has decided to discontinue our Glucagon Emergency Kit (Glucagon for injection, rDNA origin) from all markets. In Canada, we anticipate that the final date for the discontinuation to be the end of June 2023. We have decided to stop manufacturing GLUCAGON (Glucagon for injection, rDNA origin) […]

Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre® 2 System Now Reimbursed in Quebec

FreeStyle Libre 2 is now reimbursed under the RAMQ Abbott today announced that its FreeStyle Libre 2 flash glucose monitoring system is now reimbursed under the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Quebec (RAMQ) for Quebec residents aged four and over who manage their diabetes (type 1 or type 2) with multiple daily injections of insulin. […]

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Nouveau site web

The Diabetic Children’s Foundation and Camp Carowanis website is getting a makeover! We are pleased to announce that we have worked on the redesign of our website and that it is now online! We have mandated the marketing agency Cercle d’Or Media to help us in this beautiful project, particularly for the design, the functionalities […]

Baqsimi – Nasal Glucagon is now covered by RAMQ


Good news! Let’s face it, severe hypoglycemia is a constant concern for parents of children with diabetes. Today’s announcement is therefore an important event for people affected by diabetes in Quebec – they will now have public access to an emergency drug that can save lives and provide protection against severe hypoglycemia. , a problem […]

All children finally covered by public healthcare system

Good news! All children are finally eligible for the health insurance plan and the general drug insurance plan regardless of their parents’ status in Canada. From now on, minor children are eligible for both public plans, regardless of their place of birth or their status, if they meet certain conditions, such as being present in […]

Urgent recall from Medtronic

Medtronic launches two urgent medical device recalls: Pump retainer ring This recall affects the MiniMedTM 630G and MiniMedTM 670G models that have a clear retaining ring. Those affected by this recall will receive instructions on how to replace their pump. Read more MinimedMC remote control This recall affects patients who use the remote control with […]

RAMQ covers Dexcom G6 SGC

Great news for our families! RAMQ now supports the Dexcom G6 Continuous Glucose Monitoring System for people with type 1 diabetes in Quebec, starting at age two. To qualify for coverage, the following eligibility requirements must be met: To be eligible for coverage by the public plan health insurance And, meet one or more of […]