100 years after discovery of insulin, Diabetes Canada still hoping for cure

Jan 31, 2021 | 8:16am

Canadian scientist Dr. Frederic Banting and his research team discovered insulin back in 1921 but Diabetes Canada says we can’t wait another hundred years to see an end to this disease. Vice-president of science and policy, Dr. Seema Nagpal, says there is promising research happening in Canada for a cure and for managing diabetes. What […]

Health care continues to be the focus in 2020 provincial election

Oct 7, 2020 | 10:47am

For the second day in a row, the provincial election campaign is focused on health care. The Saskatchewan Party held an event in Regina announcing an expansion of the provincial Insulin Pump Program and covering the cost of the Continuous Glucose Monitoring system for children under the age of 18. Party leader Scott Moe says […]

Saskatoon diabetic advocating for increased insulin pump coverage to government

Nov 25, 2019 | 9:15pm

32-year-old Paul Kuspira from Saskatoon hopes his voice will catch the Saskatchewan government’s attention when calling for more insulin pump coverage in the province. Kuspira was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when he was 18 years old. Under the provincial health system, his insulin pumps were covered until he reached age 26. His pump is […]

Reginans walk to help find a cure for diabetes

Jun 9, 2019 | 3:58pm

(Photo: Moises Canales/620 CKRM)   If you drove or walked by Wascana Lake Sunday afternoon, you may have noticed a very large group of people walking the park sporting team colours. It was sunny, breezy weather for the 26th edition of the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes in Regina. Over a couple hundred people were […]