Information on research, events, activities, and news from the T1D community across Canada.
Recently, a team of researchers in the United States developed a test to identify individuals of African descent who are more likely to get the diseas...Read More
Type 1 diabetes (T1D) and type 2 diabetes may have little in common, but a new research study has revealed that a drug used to treat the former could also benefit individuals living with T1D.
A researcher from Milan, Italy has discovered that neutrophils – a type of white blood cell that forms an essential part of the immune system – can help identify triggers and predictors of progression to type 1 diabetes (T1D).
Getting a restful night’s sleep is often an elusive goal for many. Yet for someone living with type 1 diabetes (T1D), it can be more worrisome than challenging given the risk of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). In fact, a new research study reveals that hypoglycemia can also induce abnormal hea...
Learning you have diabetes is never welcome news, but it can be even more disconcerting when you’re mistakenly diagnosed with the wrong type.
While the winter season can be a fun time filled with skiing, sledding and mugs of steaming cocoa, it can also be marked by not-so-fun events like the flu, sick days and visits to the clinic.
New technologies for people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) can significantly improve quality of life, but only a limited number of individuals have access to them.
Grace, 11, A Top Fundraiser From West Vancouver, Represents JDRF and Shares Her Type 1 Diabetes Story with Prime Minister Trudeau
In April, 10-year-old Grace Bull boarded a plane in Vancouver with her parents, David Bull and JoAnne Strongman, on the way to Palm Desert in California. She was planning to spend her spring break relaxing by the pool and soaking up the sun. She had no idea that when she arrived back home, her life ...
For Canadian business, philanthropic efforts are the best way to engage employees and induce positive culture.
How to navigate BBQ season with type 1 diabetes.
JDRF's leadership was highlighted at the American Diabetes Association's 78th Scientific Sessions.