I had mentioned last October(2007) that Adult Type 1 Diabetics living in the Province of Ontario would be offered free Insulin pumps and supplies if they needed them. Mr. Caplan, our Health Minister made the second announcement in Toronto yesterday, that this would begin in September 2008. Finally…
If I remember correctly, Ontario is the trial run. If it is successful here then the rest of Canadians will be offered a free pump and supplies also, if they need them.
The Type 1 Ontarian Children were offered the free pumps and supplies in 2006, I believe. Now I’m Pleased with our Government. If they could get some more of our Doctor’s and Nurses back, I’d be Thrilled.
There were 2 similar articles in The Toronto Star, so I included them both:
Thanks to Megan Ogilvie from The Toronto Star for these articles and anyone else involved.