2021 marks the 100th anniversary of a proud year in Canadian history — when a team of Toronto researchers led by Frederick Banting and Charles Best, discovered insulin. This medical breakthrough completely transformed the treatment of diabetes and has saved millions of lives worldwide.
This includes a unique, new option in diabetes care, introduced by Medavie Blue Cross in partnership with Roche Canada, the manufacturer of the Accu-Chek Blood Glucose Monitor, and Ellerca Health — creators of the 360Care app and a health coaching provider.
The Diabetes Care Program provides convenient, all-in-one access to a glucose monitoring tool, home-delivered test strips, as well as the one-on-one counselling and education services of a health coach team.
A simple quarterly subscription to this program will cover all your health coaching and test strip costs. Check with your insurer to see if your benefit plan helps cover these costs.
As a program subscriber, you will receive a welcome kit that includes:
Here’s a few reasons to consider registering for the program: