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1. Getting Real: My Experience Modelling with Type 1 Diabetes

Evelyn, our Marketing Communications Assistant for the summer, was featured in the latest bra campaign, and the T1D community is loving it!


2. OHIP+: What does it mean for Canadians with type 1 diabetes?

Great news for Ontario youth! Insulin, diabetes test strips and other prescriptions are now free for Ontarians who are 24 and under.


3. JDRF and UBC work to eliminate the burden for those living with type 1 diabetes

JDRF Canada awards new research grant to Dr. Kieffer to explore new options for stem cell derived transplants for diabetes patients 


4. Major investment in T1D research

JDRF Canada has made a major investment in accelerating type 1 diabetes research by awarding over $4M USD in grants to researchers across Canada.


5. Toronto Blue Jay, Mark Lowe – T1D Looks Like Me

Toronto Blue Jay, Mark Lowe – T1D Looks Like Me  This fall, JDRF Canada had the pleasure of sitting down with Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Mark Lowe to talk to him about his experience as a high performance athlete living with type 1 diabetes (T1D), his time in Toronto and the ...


6. Jack Stuart is headed for Capitol Hill!

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 ...


7. Looking to donate to JDRF? Get students involved too!

This June, make your end of the year party a charitable one! Encourage your students to fundraise, build a sense of community, and make a difference in the fight against type 1 diabetes (T1D)! 


8. JDRF Canada has reached a Facebook Milestone!

Thanks to you we have reached over 20,000 likes! Thank you for your continued support to turn type one into type none.


9. Last minute fundraising ideas

With the ​TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes less than four weeks away, here are some last minute fundraising ideas to help you reach or surpass your fundraising goals.


10. 14-Year-Old from Vancouver to Represent Canada at JDRF 2015 Children's Congress

Jack, 14 of Vancouver, has big plans for this summer. He has been selected by JDRF to join 160 other children from around the world in Washington, D.C., to remind U.S. Members of Congress of the vital need to continue supporting research that aims to reduce the burden they all share of living ...


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