JDRF Blog

Using new therapies and interactive technologies to reduce hypoglycemic risk

Dr. Rémi Rabasa-Lhoret, a JDRF-funded endocrinologist at the Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal best known for his work on the...

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TEDDY study offers insights into causes of early T1D

The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young (TEDDY) is following more than 7,000 at-risk children from infancy to 15 years of age to determine the causes of T1D.


Developing an insulin patch pump with open-protocol communication

Imagine an automated insulin delivery system that is able to connect with other devices seamlessly. A state-of-the-art, tubeless technology that provides continuous insulin therapy, operates on its own platform and publishes its own communication protocol.


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!


JDRF-funded research promoted at annual ADA conference

JDRF's leadership was highlighted at the American Diabetes Association's 78th Scientific Sessions. 


Our Guide to Navigating BBQ Season

How to navigate BBQ season with type 1 diabetes. 


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.


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