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JDRF Applauds the Government of Alberta’s Commitment in Funding an Insulin Pump Program for Albertans Living with Type 1 Diabetes

TORONTO (March 8, 2013) – JDRF applauds the Government of Alberta’s commitment in the 2013 Provincial Budget to fund an insulin pump program for eligible Albertans living with type 1 diabetes (T1D).


JDRF Supports a Provincial Plan to Fund Insulin Pumps for Nova Scotians Living with Type 1 Diabetes

TORONTO (February 6, 2013) – JDRF supports a provincial plan to fund insulin pumps for individuals residing in Nova Scotia living with type 1 diabetes (T1D).


Government of Alberta Working on Implementing a Provincial Plan to Fund Insulin Pumps for Individuals Living with Type 1 Diabetes

Toronto (January 10,2013) –As part of the 2012 Alberta provincial election, Alison Redford and the Progressive Conservative Party  proclaimed their support for an Insulin Pump Program for Albertans living with type 1 diabetes (T1D). JDRF is pleased to see the Government of Alberta working ...


JDRF’s “Kids for a Cure” are Living Proof that a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes is Within Reach

Ottawa, ON (November 27, 2012) – Today, inspirational children from across Canada who live every day with type 1 diabetes (T1D) are in Ottawa to meet with Members of Parliament and Senators, as part of JDRF’s Kids for a Cure Day.  These 40 Living Proof Champions and their ...


Barrie Member of Parliament Making a Difference in the Fight Against T1D One Stride at a Time

Toronto, Ontario (October 29, 2012) Patrick Brown, Member of Parliament for Barrie Ontario and Chair of the All-Party Juvenile Diabetes Caucus on Parliament Hill is running in the ING New York City Marathon to create awareness for type 1 diabetes (T1D) and raise vital funds that will help JDRF support ...


Lets turn type one into type none