JDRF Blog

JDRF Blog

Information on research, events, activities, and news from the T1D community across Canada. 

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Dear type 1, It's been a big adjustment.

Type 1 diabetes became a part of Danny Miller’s family’s life just 18 months ago when his son, Cody, was diagnosed.

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JDRF and Gubra collaborate on the advancement of a new glucose-responsive insulin for diabetes

JDRF and Gubra collaborate on the advancement of a new glucose-responsive insulin for diabetes

JDRF has joined forces with Danish biotech company, Gubra, to develop a glucose-responsive insulin (GRI) as a treatment for people with insulin-dependent diabetes.


JDRF-funded research promoted at annual ADA conference

JDRF-funded research promoted at annual ADA conference

JDRF's leadership was highlighted at the American Diabetes Association's 78th Scientific Sessions. 


Our Guide to Navigating BBQ Season

Our Guide to Navigating BBQ Season

How to navigate BBQ season with type 1 diabetes. 


5 Ways Corporate Social Responsibility Can Engage Employees

5 Ways Corporate Social Responsibility Can Engage Employees

For Canadian business, philanthropic efforts are the best way to engage employees and induce positive culture. 


Our plan to fix the Disability Tax Credit is working: Here's why.

Our plan to fix the Disability Tax Credit is working: Here's why.

Why carbohydrate counting should be explicitly allowed for Disability Tax Credit eligibility.  A joint submission with Diabetes Canada.   


Join team JDRF in Ottawa this October!

Join team JDRF in Ottawa this October!

We're opening submissions for Kids for a Cure 2018, an exciting advocacy initiative in which JDRF gets youth from across Canada together to impact the future of diabetes research.


What you need to know about diabulimia

What you need to know about diabulimia

Maybe you’ve never heard of the term ‘diabulimia’ before, but this eating disorder affecting people living with type 1 diabetes is more common than you might think.


OHIP+: What does it mean for Canadians with type 1 diabetes?

OHIP+: What does it mean for Canadians with type 1 diabetes?

Great news for Ontario youth! Insulin, diabetes test strips and other prescriptions are now free for Ontarians who are 24 and under.


Lets turn type one into type none