Barb Wagstaff, Son T1 '00, pumper '03

Barb Wagstaff, Son T1 '00, pumper '03

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What the Senate Committee Review on the Disability Tax Credit means for you.

Posted by Barb Wagstaff, Son T1 '00, pumper '03 on Jun 29, 2018 11:35:53 AM

Some background

During the summer of 2017, many Canadian diabetes groups were made aware of an increased number of rejected applications for the Disability Tax Credit (DTC) by people living with diabetes. A public letter was sent to both the media and finance department asking why the Canada Revenue Agency seemed to be implementing a policy change when there had been no change in legislation.

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Tags: tax credits, diabetes costs, diabetes, financial support, financial assistance

Diabetes is easier when shared

Posted by Barb Wagstaff, Son T1 '00, pumper '03 on Apr 20, 2018 12:55:51 PM

Everyone here at insulinpumps.ca has a personal connection to diabetes.  We understand the importance of having people who "get it" in your life. It helps to be able to talk to other people who understand what life with diabetes is really like. It can make diabetes feel lighter.  That's why we are partnering with Virtue BajurnyBSW, MSW, RSW to provide you with ongoing support! 

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Tags: handling the stress of diabetes care, diabetes stress, mental health, diabetes burnout, diabetes and depression, diabetes counselling, anxiety, type 1 diabetes, diabetes tips

Exploring the emotional side of diabetes care

Posted by Barb Wagstaff, Son T1 '00, pumper '03 on Apr 5, 2018 3:23:16 PM

You need to clear your calendar April 19th! Block out 7pm EDT as super important just for YOU! 

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Tags: diabetes burnout, anxiety, mental health, diabetes, diabetes and depression, free diabetes counselling, diabetes counselling, diabetes stress, handling the stress of diabetes care

     

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