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Lorne Shiff takes on the JDRF Ride Again!
By JDRF Canada
July 20, 2015
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Lorne Shiff has been a member of the JDRF family his entire life; his parents, Helaine and Allan Shiff, helped establish JDRF Canada back in 1974 shortly after Lorne was diagnosed with T1D. He is a valued member of the JDRF Board of Directors, a proud father, and a true T1D champion.

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Tags: Ride to Cure Diabetes, Ride, Lorne Shiff, JDRF International
The Research Continues
By JDRF Canada
July 13, 2015
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Before I became involved in JDRF, I didn't realize the extent of the research that goes on as a result of this organization. Their research has the potential to affect lives across Canada and even around the world. 

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Tags: Guest Blogger, Kim Cooper, Research, Insight, Learning, clinical trials, artificial pancreas, insulin, Perspective, Blogger, JDRF
Jack Stuart is headed for Capitol Hill!
By JDRF Canada
July 6, 2015
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14- year- old Vancouver native and long-time JDRF advocate, Jack Stuart is packing his bags and heading for Capitol Hill. Jack was selected to be one of 160 children from around the world to visit Washington, D.C., for the JDRF 2015 Children’s Congress taking place from July 13-15.

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Tags: Children, Children's Congress, Washington, JDRF, T1D, Type 1 Diabetes, Capitol Hill
Mark Nicholson: Volunteer Profile
By JDRF Canada
June 29, 2015
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We recently had the opportunity to speak to Mark Nicholson, a long-time JDRF volunteer and supporter about his experience volunteering and why he continues to support JDRF. We are so thankful for the thousands of volunteers that support JDRF each year. 

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Tags: T1D, JDRF, Research, Volunteer, Partner, walk, TELUS Walk, Advocacy, Philanthropy
How far would you go for T1D research?
By JDRF Canada
June 22, 2015
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We want to know how far you would go to make a difference in the lives of over 300,000 Canadians living with type 1 diabetes (T1D)!

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Tags: JDRF Ride for Diabetes Research, Ride, Team, Event, Cure, T1D, How far would you go?, Research, Building