Glucose monitoring devices now covered for Alberta children with diabetes

Continuous glucose monitors for Alberta children under the age of 18 are now covered under government health benefit plans. 

The monitors are wearable devices that track blood sugar levels in real time, removing the need for people with diabetes to go through the finger-pricking process several times a day.

The  expanded coverage, which came into effect Feb. 1, will help more than…

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News Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/glucose-monitoring-devices-now-covered-for-alberta-children-with-diabetes-1.6346383

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