JDRF Blog

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.


It’s National Volunteer Week!

This week is set aside each year to honour the extensive commitment and dedication our volunteers demonstrate through their continuous support. We are extremely thankful - because of your hard work JDRF is uniquely positioned to create a future without type 1 diabetes (T1D).


Revving up for National Volunteer Week 2015

National Volunteer week is fast approaching and there are so many opportunities for you to become a part of the JDRF Volunteer Network.


Extra, Extra, Read all about it!

In this issue you will find an interview with our President and CEO, program and research highlights, exciting new initiatives, upcoming events and as always, updates from the offices across Canada.


JDRF Advocacy Newsletter is online!

Want to learn more about how you can become an advocate for JDRF? Being a JDRF Advocate is easy and doesn’t require a lot of your time – which is the most important contribution you can make.


What type are you?

Are you the baking for the cure type? The cooking for the cure type?  Be the Walking for a Cure Type and join the TELUS Walk today! The TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes provides individuals touched by type 1 diabetes (T1D) the opportunity to unite with others with a similar passion, and to raise ...


Travelling with type 1 diabetes

With March break right around the corner, many families are getting ready to travel and have an adventure. For someone with type 1 diabetes (T1D), it is important to remember a few things before you leave home for extended periods of time.


Lets turn type one into type none