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How to self-advocate with your healthcare providers
Living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) is 24/7. Every day you must make decisions around meals, exercise, rest and more. It is the only condition that requires a daily manual […]
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Back together again

The 2022 Sun Life Walk to Cure Diabetes for JDRF was a huge success! The Walk is the largest fundraising event in Canada to support type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. […]

Screening for Type 1 Diabetes

In collaboration with CIHR, JDRF Canada has recently announced a major funding opportunity in the area of screening for T1D risk. Here, we explain the reason why screening for T1D […]

Thank you to our volunteers

National Volunteer Week takes place from April 24-30, 2022, as organizations across the country celebrate those who generously donate their time and talents to their community.   The National Volunteer Week […]

History was made again

Making history is not easy. After discovering insulin 100 years ago, Frederick Banting and Charles Best spent tireless nights isolating and purifying it to treat type 1 diabetes (T1D). Their […]

Dexcom is part of making history again

Approximately 300,000 Canadians live with type 1 diabetes (T1D), an autoimmune disease that destroys the cells in the pancreas responsible for making insulin. The discovery of the insulin hormone over […]

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