Diabetes Medications

The following videos are helpful for those who have been diagnosed with diabetes as well as coronary artery disease. They include information about managing insulin and other types of medications.

These presentations are offered in collaboration with The Ottawa Hospital.

Diabetes & Heart Disease: Insulin (14:13 min.)

  • Introduction to insulin
  • Insulin therapy available in Canada
  • Insulin storage
  • Sharps disposal
  • Considerations when traveling with insulin

Presented by: Maryann Hopkins, Pharmacist, Diabetes Program, TOH

Diabetes & Heart Disease: Medications for Type 2 Diabetes (16:29 min.)

  • Overview of all medications currently available in Canada to treat Type 2 Diabetes
  • Action and side effects including the potential for hypoglycemia

Presented by: Maryann Hopkins, Pharmacist, Diabetes Program, TOH

See our Coronary Artery Disease page for more information on the condition. For more about living with heart disease, visit Living Well with Heart Disease and Prevention & Wellness Centre.

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