JDRF Blog

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.


Mini-size Portions

When I was young, I loved to play with mini-plastic food toys. It was so cool seeing my favourite foods in miniature size looking so delicious—even in plastic form!


Lipohypertrophy, what's the big deal?

Well, besides having lumpy, “not-so-pretty”  areas on your body,  the main concern is that if you inject into a lipo, your insulin may not be absorbed the way it should be resulting in ups and downs in blood sugar control and the need for more insulin.


Lipohypertrophy, what the heck is it anyway?

Do you have diabetes? Do you take insulin? Do you have lipohypertrophy?


Lets turn type one into type none