Wayne Gates MPP, Niagara Falls

Government of Ontario

Support CGM Coverage for Type 1 Diabetes

To the Legislative Assembly of Ontario,

 

WHEREAS Canadians living with diabetes have the right to affordable and timely access to prescribed devices and insurance coverage; and that governments have the responsibility to guarantee fair access to devices and supplies to all Canadians, no matter what their income or where they live and;

WHEREAS government coverage of Continuous Glucose Monitors and Flash Glucose Monitors is increasing internationally but is not available in Canada and;

WHEREAS The Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee (OHTAC) has made final and draft recommendations for continuous glucose monitors and flash glucose monitors respectively,

We the undersigned petition the Legislative Assembly of Ontario to ensure advanced glucose monitoring technologies such as CGM and FGM are affordable and accessible in Ontario through the appropriate provincial government program.

 

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