Information on research, events, activities, and news from the T1D community across Canada.
On September 24, 2019 we announced an exciting new alliance with Beyond Type 1, aimed at getting more information, more resources and more support to our type 1 diabetes (T1D) community.
Canadians went to the polls on October 21st and in what was a surprisingly close election, chose a (minority) Liberal government to continue their mandate. During this time, our federal election campaign #VoteTypeNone gave candidates of all political stripes an opportunity to express their suppor...
People living with diabetes are predisposed to several different complications given their fluctuating glucose levels, which can lead to stress on their organs. When it comes to cardiovascular problems, the extra risk conferred by having type 1 diabetes (T1D) may be greater in women than men.
Carol and Larry Hagan are strong believers in giving back to the community. As parents of two children – one of whom has a chronic illness – and JDRF supporters for more than two decades, getting involved to help make a difference has always been the Vancouver couple’s motto.
With visits to healthcare professionals (HCPs) now mostly virtual, tele-health and Zoom meetings now the norm, there comes a heavier reliance on self-monitoring.
TrialNet—an international JDRF-supported network of leading academic institutions, endocrinologists, physicians, scientists and healthcare teams dedicated to finding cures for type 1 diabetes (T1D)—has a new in-home test kit that makes screening far easier and more convenient and at no c...
JDRF President and CEO Dave Prowten testified recently in front of the Standing Committee on Finance as part of their 2020 Pre-Budget Consultations. Also appearing on JDRF’s behalf was Angie Sullivan, parent of a child with type 1 diabetes (T1D).
JDRF Canada consulted a panel of Canadian endocrinologists to provide answers to some of your most frequently asked questions.