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Programs & Services


Diabetes Insulin Pump Clinics

Assesses and supports people with diabetes who want to use an insulin pump.

Provides support for people of all ages with Type 1 diabetes who use an insulin pump. An insulin pump is a device a person wears instead of giving daily insulin injections. It is portable and can be programmed. It’s about the size of a pager and delivers fast-acting insulin through a small tube that is put under the skin. The site has to be changed every 2 to 3 days.

Other Information:

Access
Service Providers May Include
dietitians, doctors, nurse practitioners (NPs), registered nurses (RNs), social workers
Eligibility

Albertans with Type 1 Diabetes

Referral Needed

The referral process is different for each clinic. Please contact the clinic for information on their referral process.

Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.


Fees

Service fees vary.

Albertans who meet the eligibility criteria can apply for funding through the Government of Alberta’s Insulin Pump Therapy Program and will need to be assessed at a diabetes insulin pump clinic to determine if they qualify for coverage. See Provincial Insulin Pump Therapy Program for information.


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