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Carfentanil has been confirmed in the drug supply on Vancouver Island

Community Health Alert posted: 07-Jul-2017 3:09 PM PDT

Carfentanil has been confirmed in the drug supply on Vancouver Island. It is similar to fentanyl but can be 100 times more toxic. Reduce risk by:
• Never using alone
• Starting small
• Carrying naloxone
• Being close to help

For more information on overdose signs, prevention, resources, and to find an Overdose Prevention Service location near you visit: www.viha.ca/mho/overdose.htm

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Condition Specific Info / Support - Diabetes

Canadian Diabetes Association

Supports people affected by diabetes by providing information, support and referrals if required. Information line 1-800-226-8464.more info

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1 - 4166 Departure Bay Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 4B7
Phone: (250) 729-3824
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Clinical Headings: Counselling, Nutrition, Wound Care
Community Headings: Education

Diabetes Education Centre

Provide information and support to people living with diabetes and their families.more info

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Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 716-7733
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Clinical Headings: Nutrition, Obesity
Community Headings: Education

Victoria Medical Supply Store

When you purchase your supplies at the Supply Store, your money goes a long way – you’re supporting diabetes research, services, education and advocacy. We have a great customer service team, and would be glad to help you with all your diabetes needs. Come visit us today.
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Address / Contact Info
Canadian Diabetes Association
2950 Douglas Street
, Victoria , BC, V8T 4N4
Phone: (250) 382-5454
Fax: (250) 382-7728
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Clinical Headings: Wound Care
Community Headings: Community Resource