JDRF Blog

What is a Clinical Trial?

If you’re living with type 1 diabetes (T1D), you’ve probably heard a lot about ‘clinical trials’ and the research JDRF is funding to find a cure for T1D. For those of you who are just learning about JDRF-funded research, we wanted to provide an easy reference ...


Andrew McWiggan: Engaging your community and raising funds

Fundraising is not always easy. There are so many organizations out there trying to raise money. You have to find ways to differentiate yourself, be creative and build connections with people in your community.


James Coones – Part II

James Coones’ biggest advantage when his son Aidan was diagnosed was familiarity


TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes – 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.


James Coones: Living his childhood dreams, despite having T1D

James Coones: Living his childhood dreams, despite having T1D


TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes - Fundraising tips for the office - Copy

If you’re participating in the 2014 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.


Being your true self with T1D

Entering university or college is a big and often scary start to a new chapter in life. As a second year student, attending university has exposed me to many new social situations – playing on teams, meeting new people, networking, going to parties – just to name a few. At university, the ...


Register and Recruit for the TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes

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


Your Opinion Counts

Last year, JDRF embarked on a new partnership with dQ&A (Diabetes Questions and Answers) – a market research company that works with an active group of people with diabetes who provide feedback on the diabetes products and services they use.


Introducing our newest guest blogger...

Sam Shepheard joins the JDRF Canada blogging team.


Lets turn type one into type none