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Pregnancy & T1D: Laura's Story P.2

JDRF employee, Laura Ciccarelli, was one of the many amazing women to participate in the creation of the JDRF Pregnancy Toolkit. Laura was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) when she was 13 years old.In this three part series, we ask Laura all about her experience with pregnancy. From ...


It Only Takes 7 Minutes to Make a Difference

Looking for a fun way to make a difference in your community that only takes seven minutes? Join the 2014 JDRF Ride for Diabetes Research! The JDRF Ride for Diabetes Research is a stationary bike-a-thon that funds type 1 diabetes (T1D) research.


Pregnancy & T1D: Laura's Story Part. 1

JDRF employee, Laura Ciccarelli, was one of the many amazing women to participate in the creation of the JDRF Pregnancy Toolkit. Laura was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) when she was 13 years old.


The Banana-Stub Stopper

 When I was first diagnosed with diabetes, there was something in particular that really surprised and bothered me—bananas...or lack thereof.  Suddenly I was no longer supposed to eat a whole banana, instead I was only to consume about one third.


A Tea-rrific Woman and her Journey with T1D P.2

Last week we introduced you to Joan Hepburn, woman extraordinaire. Joan has not only lived with T1D for most of her life, raised and cared for a son with T1D, but is also helping to contribute to innovative T1D research through her work with Steeped Tea.


A Tea-rrific Woman and her Journey with T1D

Joan Hepburn is not your average woman. She is a mom, a grandmother, a wife, a sister, a friend, a top-selling tea consultant for Steeped Tea, a dog owner, and on top of all that, she is living with type 1 diabetes (T1D).


What if you could rename T1D?

Kim Cooper examines renaming type 1 diabetes.


Ask the RD

Megan Skinner is a registered dietician and will be sharing her answers to the most popular diabetes related questions. 


What is a Beta Cell?

If you’re living with type 1 diabetes (T1D), you’ve probably heard a lot about ‘beta cells’ and the body’s misguided attack on these cells, resulting in T1D. For those of you who are just learning about the disease and how to manage it, JDRF wanted to provide ...


JDRF is turning type one into type none!

Last week from Wednesday, June 11 to Friday, June 13, we hosted the 2014 JDRF Annual General Meeting. It was a great opportunity to unite volunteers and staff from across Canada to celebrate the successes we’ve experienced as an organization in 2013, and to hear exciting updates ...


Lets turn type one into type none