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Update:  Diabetes Canada T1D Conference

Diabetes Canada is hosting a virtual conference for adults and youth living with type 1 diabetes this Saturday Sept 12th and next Sat Sept 19th. Click here for more details.

Update: Medtronic Stand-Alone Guardian Connect rtCGM

Medtronic Canada is officially launching  Guardian™ Connect Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (Guardian Connect System)! This is a stand-alone system that works with an iOS app and features Bluetooth connectivity, automatic CareLink™ uploads and customizable predictive glucose alerting with up to 60-minute advance notification preceding a hypo or hyperglycemic threshold.   

As of August 24th, 2020, patients may order the Guardian Connect System through two channels: Visiting the Medtronic eShop, or Speaking directly to a representative by calling 1-800-284-4416 For more information, visit their website

Update: Dexcom G6 in Pregnancy

Health Canada temporarily authorized the adjunctive use of the Dexcom G6 Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) system during COVID-19 by pregnant women with Type 1, Type 2, or gestational diabetes to compliment the use of blood glucose meters until March 18, 2021, unless the authorization requires changes within that timeframe.  For more information, please review the formal update on the Health Canada Website.

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