JDRF Blog

Young Adult Series

The transition from child to young adult can be very challenging, especially when you throw type 1 diabetes (T1D) into the mix. JDRF reached out to a group of young adults living with T1D and asked them to share their experiences on a wide-array of topics.


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.


Grow your team and be the Walking for a Cure Type!

The 2015 TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes is right around the corner and there is still time to grow your team and exceed your fundraising goal! This year, our goal is to raise $7.4 million. With your help, we can exceed our goal and make an impact on the lives of over 300,000 people affected by T1D.


Four more weeks until the TELUS Walk!

With only four weeks to go until the TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes, there is still plenty of time to recruit a team and register to Walk. Each year over 45,000 Canadians make the commitment to walk, fundraise or pledge a friend who is participating in the event.


Walk Wednesday Series: Fundraising tips for the office

If you’re participating in the 2015 TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes, we’ve got some great fundraising tips for you! Whether you work for a participating organization or you’re fundraising for a family team, these office fundraisers will help increase your pledges.


Moms special day is right around the corner!

Mother’s Day is less than one week away and we’d like to wish a Happy Mother’s Day to all of the incredible moms that we come into contact with every day!


JDRF Annual General Meeting

This week on April 28 and 29, JDRF will be hosting the 2015 JDRF Annual General Meeting. It is a great opportunity to unite volunteers and staff from across Canada to celebrate the successes we’ve experienced as an organization in 2014, and to hear exciting updates on type ...


Walk Wednesday Series: Are you the Walking for a Cure Type?

The TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes is right around the corner and there is still time to get involved. Join more than 45,000 people across Canada as we come together committed to raising funds for research to cure, better treat and prevent type 1 diabetes (T1D).


The T1D Blinking Light

Before I was diagnosed with diabetes at the age of 9, I became gaunt. Now that I see pictures taken before diagnosis, all I can see are my hollow cheeks and bony body. It’s interesting at the time that nobody recognized that my gaunt appearance meant that something was wrong.


Walk Wednesday Series: TELUS Walk Volunteers

The Annual Walk Wednesday blog post series has officially begun! Our very first post of 2015 is dedicated to our OUTSTANDING TELUS Walk Volunteers! Without all of you, the Walk would not be the amazing event that it is today.


Lets turn type one into type none