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

Cash Infusion: Saving Money on insulin pump infusion sets.

Posted by Kelly Evans, Type 1 '72, Pumper '15 on Jun 28, 2018 1:19:45 PM

Everyone likes to save money. As diabetics, it’s even more important, as we have all the extra ‘stuff’ to purchase. Lancets, pen needles, insulin, alcohol swabs, pump supplies, more than the average person. And I know my diabetic friends, all of whom have been conquering the disease daily for 25 years or more, have little tips and short cuts.

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Tags: infusion sets, insulin pump, diabetes costs, infusion set tips, diabetes tips, infusion set savings, pharmacy, lower cost infusion sets, cost savings, Medtronic insulin pump, being attached to an insulin pump, life with diabetes, diabetes community, children with diabetes, type1 diabetes

Animas pumpers...Are you paying too much for infusion sets?

Posted by insulinpumps.ca on Apr 29, 2018 1:42:18 PM

Animas pumpers, if you are paying more than $175 per box for your infusion sets, you need to watch this...

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Tags: type 1 diabetes, diabetes costs, infusion set tips, infusion set savings, Inset, Animas, Inset II, cost savings, Autosoft90