Diabetes Advocacy empowering people living with diabetes.
Because your diabetes may vary,
you need to know your options.
Diabetes Advocacy is
…the one place you can go to find easy to understand information about life with diabetes.
We understand that diabetes can make you feel powerless and out of control. Visits to diabetes clinics and doctors can be overwhelming. We aim to educate and support you so that you feel empowered in your life once again. You don’t choose to have diabetes, but with the help of Diabetes Advocacy, you can choose how you manage each day.
Parenting a child with diabetes
What you need to know as a parent of a child with type 1 diabetes.
If you are considering an insulin pump, learn which pumps are available and their features.
Canadians with type 1 diabetes now qualify for the DTC without proving time spent! Learn more about this credit.
Catch up with our latest articles
Read more about life with diabetes and find answers to the questions that you have.
The FDA has approved the Accu-Chek Solo micropump for use in people with type 1 diabetes aged 2 and over. Here are the key features.
In July of 2023, the FDA approved for sale, the smallest insulin pump on the market today. The Mobi from Tandem Diabetes Care.
The iLet Bionic Pancreas is the only insulin pump to require no carb counting, corrections, or calculating boluses. It simply uses your body weight to get started!
Get Diabetes Advocacy merchandise!
Check out our new Diabetes Advocacy shop! Enjoy Diabetes Advocacy merchandise featuring the Diabetes Advocacy logo as well as fun memes and sayings that we have shared with you over the years! Products come in a variety of sizes and pricing.
Are you a Canadian with type 1 diabetes?
Have you applied for the DTC yet?
On July 12th, 2022 Barb Wagstaff explained to a live audience how the June 23, 2022 changes to the Disability Tax Credit eligibility criteria impacted Canadians with diabetes. Hear what she had to say.