JDRF Blog


Your Disability Tax Credit claim: An update

If you're among those denied the Disability Tax Credit, you may need to reach out to the CRA.


7 Quick Tips for Drinking with Type 1 Diabetes

We sat down with our JDRF Marketing & Communications summer student, Evelyn Riddell, who lives with type 1 diabetes (T1D) to get her quick tips on how to drink responsibly with T1D.


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!


5 Ways Corporate Social Responsibility Can Engage Employees

For Canadian business, philanthropic efforts are the best way to engage employees and induce positive culture. 


Our plan to fix the Disability Tax Credit is working: Here's why.

Why carbohydrate counting should be explicitly allowed for Disability Tax Credit eligibility.  A joint submission with Diabetes Canada.   


Join team JDRF in Ottawa this October!

We're opening submissions for Kids for a Cure 2018, an exciting advocacy initiative in which JDRF gets youth from across Canada together to impact the future of diabetes research.


What you need to know about diabulimia

Maybe you’ve never heard of the term ‘diabulimia’ before, but this eating disorder affecting people living with type 1 diabetes is more common than you might think.


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.


NDAM 2015: T1D Looks Like Me

National Diabetes Awareness Month (NDAM) ,November, represents a time where we celebrate all the remarkable achievements we’ve made in research and how lives are being improved. But it’s also a time where we need to reflect and recognize that there is a lot more work to be done.


Lets turn type one into type none