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Family doctor shortage complicates access to 'life-changing' device for B.C. diabetes patient

Sandra McCulloch's PharmaCare coverage for continuous glucose monitoring expired after her doctor retired

CBC NewsBethany Lindsay, Belle Puri

This story is part of Situation Critical, a series from CBC British Columbia reporting on the barriers people in this province face in accessing timely and appropriate health care.

The red tape that B.C. physicians say is blocking access to vital diabetes drugs and devices becomes almost impossible to navigate without a family doctor, according to one patient.

Sanda McCulloch says her diabetes became much easier to manage a few years ago, when she started using Dexcom continuous glucose monitorin…

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Family doctor shortage complicates access to 'life-changing' device for B.C. diabetes patient

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CBC NewsBethany Lindsay, Belle Puri, Posted: Nov 28, 2022 6:00 AM PT | Last Updated: 34 minutes ago
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